Husband and Wife Sentenced for Meth Trafficking Conspiracy | USAO-SD

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a man and a woman from Brookings, South Dakota, convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, were sentenced on January 11, 2021 by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.

Jeremy Dean Riemersma, age 41, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Jody Marie Riemersma, age 42, was sentenced to 12 months and a day months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

The Riemersmas were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 2, 2019.  They both pled guilty on May 11, 2020. 

The conviction stemmed from incidents beginning on an unknown date, until on or about April 1, 2019, in the District of South Dakota, when the Riemersmas knowingly and intentionally combined, conspired, confederated, and agreed together with each other, and others known and unknown, to intentionally distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine.  Methamphetamine is a Schedule II controlled substance.

This case was investigated by the Division of Criminal Investigation and various law enforcement agencies in Minnesota.  Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Tamara Nash prosecuted the case.

Jeremy and Jody Riemersma were ordered to self-surrender to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service by February 16, 2021.  

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