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Fort Totten Woman Sentenced for Selling Meth on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation

U.S. Attorney’s Office October 03, 2011
  • District of North Dakota (701) 297-7400

FARGO—United States Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on October 3, 2011, Kenzie McKay, of Fort Totten, North Dakota, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Ralph R. Erickson on a charge of distribution of a controlled substance.

McKay, 36, pleaded on July 5, 2011, to selling five bags (total weight .60 grams) of methamphetamine at a church parking lot on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation in January of 2010.

Judge Erickson sentenced McKay to four months at a recovery and re-entry center and four months of home electronic monitoring. McKay’s sentence is to be followed by three years of supervised release. McKay was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Indian Affairs/Drug Enforcement Administration, North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Devil’s Lake Police Department.

Assistant United States Attorney Janice M. Morley prosecuted the case.

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