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More indictments in Pine Ridge drug trafficking ring

Six more people have been indicted in connection with a drug trafficking ring on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Federal authorities say the group distributed cocaine and marijuana to the reservation. Five people, including reputed ringleader Geraldine Blue Bird, were recently convicted.

The total number of indictments now stands at 14. Three people were just sentenced to hefty prison terms -- 15 years, 14.5 years and nearly 6 years -- for their crimes.

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More indicted in drug-ring case (The Rapid City Journal 12/6)

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