United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Dupree, South Dakota, man has been charged for Distribution of a Controlled Substance.
Ptan Clown, age 36, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 19, 2016. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on July 28, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The Indictment alleges that between May 29, 2016, and June 8, 2016, Clown knowingly and intentionally distributed methamphetamine, a Scheduled II controlled substance.
The investigation is being conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney SaraBeth Donovan is prosecuting the case.
Clown was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial. A trial date has not been set.