Wanblee Man Sentenced
|U.S. Attorney’s Office January 17, 2013|
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wanblee man convicted of distribution of a controlled substance was sentenced on January 14, 2013, by Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. Royce Gone, age 32, was sentenced to time served, two years’ supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the victims’ assistance fund.
On April 3, 2012, Gone distributed more than five grams of marijuana at Wanblee, South Dakota. Gone pled guilty to the charge on October 11, 2012.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety, the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.