Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced for Her Role in Fentanyl and Meth Conspiracy, While Co-Conspirators Await Sentencing
United States Attorney Ronald A. Parsons, Jr. announces that two Sioux Falls, South Dakota, men convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine were sentenced on January 4, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.
Cody Baade, age 25, was sentenced to 210 months in custody and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Corey Roelfsema, age 29, was sentenced to 240 months in custody and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
A superseding indictment was issued against the two for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine by a federal grand jury on April 4, 2017. Baade pled guilty to the Indictment on September 27, 2017. Roelfsema was found guilty after a jury trial on October 4, 2017.
Starting in 2014, Baade, Roelfsema, and others were involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine that brought over 30 kilograms of methamphetamine to Sioux Falls.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force, and the South Dakota Highway Patrol. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer D. Mammenga prosecuted the case.