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Iowa News: Waterloo, Three Repeat Drug Dealers from Waterloo Sentenced to Prison

Sentenced to prison for between six and fifteen years for trafficking cocaine and crack cocaine Waterloo, Iowa – Three men, all from Waterloo, Iowa, were sentenced in federal court in Cedar Rapids on October 16, 2018, because they trafficked cocaine and crack cocaine. John Dwayne Phillips, age 50, was sentenced to 72 months of imprisonment … Continue reading Iowa News: Waterloo, Three Repeat Drug Dealers from Waterloo Sentenced to Prison

Iowa News: Waterloo, Denzale Ratliff, Man Who Ran from the Cops and Tried to Ditch a Gun Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Federal Prison

Had Two Prior Felony Burglary Convictions When Caught with the Gun During a Traffic Stop in Waterloo Waterloo, Iowa – A Waterloo man who possessed a gun after two previous felony convictions and ran from the police during a traffic stop was sentenced October 16, 2018, to more than two years in federal prison. Denzale Ratliff, … Continue reading Iowa News: Waterloo, Denzale Ratliff, Man Who Ran from the Cops and Tried to Ditch a Gun Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Federal Prison

Iowa News: Des Moines Man, Eric Humphrey Sentenced to Prison for Drugs and Guns

Led police on a high speed chase near elementary school, and caused traffic accident Des Moines, Iowa – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while possessing firearms was sentenced October 22, 2018, to 15 years in federal prison. Eric Humphrey, 33, from Des Moines, Iowa, received the prison term after a February 21, 2018, … Continue reading Iowa News: Des Moines Man, Eric Humphrey Sentenced to Prison for Drugs and Guns

Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Eddy Watt, Federal Prison Sentence for Man Who Helped Sell Heroin

“Fairly Sophisticated” Drug Operation Had Over Eighty Customers Cedar Rapids, Iowa – A man who worked with others to sell heroin throughout the Cedar Rapids area was sentenced on October 17, 2018, to more than five years in federal prison. Eddy Watt, age 28, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the prison term after a June … Continue reading Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Eddy Watt, Federal Prison Sentence for Man Who Helped Sell Heroin

Iowa News: Former Youth Basketball Coach, Gregory Scott Stephen Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of Children, Possession and Transportation of Child Pornography

DES MOINES, Iowa – Gregory Scott Stephen, age 42, of Monticello, Iowa, pleaded guilty on October 18, 2018, to five counts of sexual exploitation of a child, one count of possession of child pornography, and one count of transportation of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. This case is being prosecuted by Southern … Continue reading Iowa News: Former Youth Basketball Coach, Gregory Scott Stephen Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of Children, Possession and Transportation of Child Pornography

Iowa News: Council Bluffs Man, Jamin C. Fletcher Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Distribution and Receipt of Child Pornography Charges

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Jamin C. Fletcher, age 35, of Council Bluffs, appeared before United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger and was sentenced to 108 months in prison for distribution and receipt of child pornography announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Fletcher was ordered to pay a $5,000 … Continue reading Iowa News: Council Bluffs Man, Jamin C. Fletcher Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Distribution and Receipt of Child Pornography Charges

Iowa News: Using Opioids Leads to Three Deaths in Eastern Iowa

Three Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distributing Opioids that Led to Deaths in Northern Iowa Iowa – Three men who distributed an opioid that led to the death of the person who used the drug were sentenced to federal prison over the last week. “Opioid abuse remains at an all-time high and these dangerous … Continue reading Iowa News: Using Opioids Leads to Three Deaths in Eastern Iowa

Iowa News: CEDAR RAPIDS, Media Advisory, Press Conference to Announce Sentences in Cases Involving Opioid Related Deaths

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Opioids kill hundreds of Iowans every year. Opioid abuse remains at an all-time high and these dangerous drugs wreak havoc on lives and communities. Unfortunately, all too often, the use of an opioid ends with death because people do not know what they have or how dangerous it is. On October … Continue reading Iowa News: CEDAR RAPIDS, Media Advisory, Press Conference to Announce Sentences in Cases Involving Opioid Related Deaths