Chicago men sentence for dealing drugs in Sioux Falls


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two Chicago man have been sentenced in federal court for conspiring to distribute heroin in South Dakota.

Forty-eight-year-old Robert Lockhart was sentenced to just under nine years in prison and Clifton Odie was ordered to serve 20 years.

Lockhart and Odie were among four men indicted a year ago. All four eventually pleaded guilty. Co-conspirators Raleigh Thomas and Stephen Harris both were sentenced last October to five years behind bars.

U.S. Attorney Ronald Parsons Jr. says the group distributed heroin in Sioux Falls, sometimes trading the drug for firearms.

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