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Rapid City man pleads guilty to federal drug charge

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A Rapid City man accused of conspiring to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana has pleaded guilty in federal court.

Brendan Johnson, U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, says Lyle Ferguson, 48, will be sentenced later for his conviction of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. The maximum sentence for the offense is 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine.

Johnson says the charge relates to Ferguson and others conspiring to distribute a large quantity of marijuana in South Dakota and elsewhere.






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