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2 Washington men sentenced in large South Dakota drug bust

DEADWOOD (AP) -- Two Washington State men have been sentenced in South Dakota after pleading guilty to possessing more than 10 pounds of marijuana. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 24-year-old Benjamin Torve and 25-year-old Alexander Brittain...

DEADWOOD (AP) - Two Washington State men have been sentenced in South Dakota after pleading guilty to possessing more than 10 pounds of marijuana.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 24-year-old Benjamin Torve and 25-year-old Alexander Brittain each was sentenced this week to 80 days in jail with credit for 78 days served and ordered to pay $1,500 in fines. They'll be on supervised probation for five years.

Both men are from Everett, Washington. They were arrested last Dec. 21 during a traffic stop in Lawrence County. They reached a plea deal with prosecutors under which some drug charges were dropped.

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