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October 6, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine was sentenced on October 1, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Clinton Provincial, age 35, was sentenced to 63 months in custody, four years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Provincial was indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance by a federal grand jury on February 20, 2013. He pled guilty on December 3, 2013.

Between August 2009 and February 2013, Clinton Provincial conspired and agreed with other persons, including Angel Provincial, Robert Provincial, Shy Bettelyoun, and Diana Bald Eagle, to distribute methamphetamine in the District of South Dakota.

This case was investigated by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.

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

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