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Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced to 70 Months for Drug Offense

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announces that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, woman convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine was sentenced on December 28, 2015, by Judge Karen E. Schreier.

Kay Ray Ridgway, age 24, was sentenced to 70 months in custody, followed by three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Ridgway was indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine by a federal grand jury on May 5, 2015, and pled guilty on September 30, 2015.

In 2014 and 2015, Ridgway was involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Sioux Falls.  She and other co-conspirators were found to be in possession of over 340 grams of methamphetamine.

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

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

Updated January 5, 2016

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