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Yankton Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Yankton, South Dakota, woman convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on July 26, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.

Lorri Ann Rodgers, a/k/a Lorri Lee Colton, age 57, was sentenced to 72 months in federal prison, followed by 4 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Rodgers was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 6, 2018.  She pled guilty on May 8, 2019.

The conviction stemmed from incidents beginning at an unknown date until on or about March 21, 2018, when Rodgers knowingly and intentionally conspire and agreed with others to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in South Dakota.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Postal Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Tamara Nash prosecuted the case.

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

Updated July 28, 2019

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