Pierre Man Sentenced To Two Years In Federal Prison For Drug And Firearms Charges

(KCCR) — U-S Attorney Ron Parsons says a Pierre man convicted of meth and gun charges is sentenced to two years in federal prison. U-S District Judge Roberto Lange sentenced 47 year-old Paul Frost of Pierre to 24 months in federal custody. Frost will also be under supervised release for three years after getting out of prison. He was fined one-thousand dollars and must pay 200-dollars to the Federal Crime Victims fund. Frost was indicted by a federal grand jury in October of last year on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person. Parsons say Frost knowingly and intentionally possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute the meth on June 15th of 2018. On June 15th and April 3rd, Frost, having used the methamphetamine, was knowingly in possession of a firearm. Frost was ordered to report to the custody of the U-S Marshal’s Service on August 6th.