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St. Francis Woman Sentenced on Meth Charges

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

SIOUX FALLS - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced today that a St. Francis, South Dakota, woman convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine was sentenced on September 23, 2022, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Iverina Crow Eagle, 44, was sentenced to seven years and six months in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, a $1,000 fine, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Crow Eagle was indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance by a federal grand jury in October of 2020. She pleaded guilty to the offense on June 2, 2022.

From January 2018 to February 2021, Crow Eagle was involved in a conspiracy with several other individuals to distribute methamphetamine on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation. Over 500 grams of methamphetamine was distributed by Crow Eagle during the course of the conspiracy.

This case was investigated by Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.

Crow Eagle was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated September 23, 2022

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