SHERIDAN — Two men accused of methamphetamine distribution pleaded guilty and have been sentenced to time in federal prison.
On or around Dec. 12, 2016, Justin Granville Price and Ryan Christopher Fagan did unlawfully distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in Sheridan County. Price was also charged with possession of a firearm.
Fagan pleaded guilty in a change of plea hearing pursuant to a plea agreement. He will face 41 months of imprisonment in either Sheridan or at federal correction institution in Yankton, South Dakota. His sentence will be followed by three years of supervised probation with instruction to complete a mental evaluation and cognitive/behavioral treatment. Fagan’s restitution totals $250.
Price pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime on Aug. 17. He faces 60 months imprisonment for each count to be served consecutively at a facility in Texas. The court also recommended Price participate in the Bureau of Prisons Residential Drug Abuse Program. Following release, Price was sentenced to serve four years of supervised probation and pay $250 in restitution.