Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine was sentenced on November 25, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.
Steven Michael Schumm, age 48, was sentenced to 240 months in custody to be followed by 10 years of supervised release. He was also fined $2,000 and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Schumm was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 8, 2013, for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance. He pled guilty on September 3, 2013.
On April 16, 2013, a federal search warrant was executed on Schumm’s Sioux Falls residence. Packages of methamphetamine, over $30,000 in cash, and a loaded handgun were located and seized.
This case was investigated by the Sioux Falls Police Department, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant U.S. Attorney John E. Haak prosecuted the case.
Schumm was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.