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Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that Rapid City, South Dakota, woman convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on March 25, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Susan Land, age 43, was sentenced to 36 months in custody, followed by four years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Criminal Victims Fund.

          Land was indicted for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine by a federal grand jury on November 19, 2014.  She pled guilty on December 4, 2015.

          On September 22, 2014, Land conspired and agreed with other persons, and travelled from North Dakota, to intentionally distribute 83 grams of methamphetamine to South Dakota.  Land distributed more than 200 grams of methamphetamine during the course of this conspiracy.

          This case was investigated by the Unified Narcotics Enforcement Team, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, and the Rapid City Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.

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Updated April 8, 2016

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