United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mobridge, South Dakota man charged with cto distribute and possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance by a federal grand jury was sentenced on September 17, 2012, by United States District Judge Charles B. Kornmann. Tim Stout was sentenced to 151 months in custody, three years of supervised release, and $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.
The conviction arose from incidents that occurred between October 1 and December 28, 2011, when Stout and other co-defendants possessed and distributed methamphetamine as part of a drug trafficking conspiracy. Based on his role in the conspiracy, Stout’s drug quantity was at least 40, but less than 50, grams of methamphetamine.
This case was investigated by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Jay Miller prosecuted the case.