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Published On: Tue, Aug 20th, 2019

Rapid City Man, Samuel O’Rourke Sentenced to 7 Years for Meth Trafficking

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

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Samuel Patrick O’Rourke, age 37, was sentenced on August 9, 2019, to 7 years in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

O’Rourke was indicted by a federal grand jury in November 2018.  The charge related to O’Rourke, and at least one other person, distributing at least 50 grams, but less than 200 grams, of methamphetamine in the District of South Dakota, primarily out of his home on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and elsewhere, between 2016 and 2018.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Task Force, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Gina Nelson prosecuted the case.

O’Rourke was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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