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Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Meth Distribution Conspiracy

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on January 29, 2020, by U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier.

Fredrick Green, a/k/a Frederick Green, age 47, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release.  He was also ordered to pay $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Fredrick Green was indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance by a federal grand jury on March 5, 2019.  He pled guilty on November 7, 2019.

From an unknown date, until on or about January 15, 2019, in the District of South Dakota and elsewhere, Fredrick Green did knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, confederate, and agree together, with others known and unknown, to knowingly and intentionally distribute a mixture and substance containing 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Sioux Falls Area Drug Taskforce.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Mammenga prosecuted the case.

Green was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated February 2, 2020

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