Sioux Falls man sentenced to 30 years for drug charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.

Prosecutors say Reymundo Sauceda, 43, coordinated with others to distribute a substances containing methamphetamine and substances containing cocaine from October of 2013 to July of 2016.

One of Sauceda’s co-conspirators, Martin Rios, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in April for the same offense.

The sentencing comes after a Hot Springs man and a Rapid City man were both sentenced to 17 and 20 years in prison respectively for similar charges.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Postal Service and Drug Enforcement Administration. Sauceda was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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