Category: Iowa – Northern District

Man Who Fled From Police After Tossing Firearm and Drugs Sentenced to Federal Prison | USAO-NDIA

A man who fled from police and tried to get rid of a loaded firearm, $14,000 in cash, and marijuana was sentenced yesterday to over nine years in federal prison….

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Webster City Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years Federal Prison for Meth Offense | USAO-NDIA

A man who possessed with intent to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced January 24, 2022, in federal court in Sioux City. On August 23, 2021, Joshua Boice, 35, from Webster City,…

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21-Year-Old Sioux City Man Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of a Firearm | USAO-NDIA

A Sioux City man, who shot a man in the calf after an argument, was sentenced January 7, 2022, to more than 7 years in federal prison. Alejandro LaPointe, also…

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Fort Dodge Man Sentenced to Federal Prison For Child Pornography | USAO-NDIA

A man who received child pornography was sentenced December 3, 2021, to 10 years in federal prison. Billy Jack Canavan, age 48, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, received the prison term…

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20-Year-Old Sergeant Bluff Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Possession of Firearms | USAO-NDIA

A Sergeant Bluff man who possessed guns while being an unlawful user of controlled substances was sentenced January 13, 2022 to more than 4 years in federal prison. Rafael Wellesley…

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Dubuque Fentanyl and Heroin Dealer Sent to Federal Prison | USAO-NDIA

A Dubuque man that intended to distribute fentanyl and heroin was sentenced today to more than 3 years in federal prison. Samson S. Jackson, age 35, from Dubuque, Iowa, received…

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Cedar Rapids Man Sentenced to Over Four Years in Federal Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm | USAO-NDIA

A felon who possessed a firearm was sentenced today to 57 months in federal prison. Leon Sheley, age 24, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the sentence after a July 19,…

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Operator of Illegal Pharmacy Pleads Guilty | USAO-NDIA

A man who illegally sold thousands of doses of controlled substances and prescription drugs pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Jon Stidham, age 57, from McClelland, Iowa,…

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Albert City Woman Sentenced to 30 Days Imprisonment for Money Laundering | USAO-NDIA

A woman who laundered funds from her illegal business was sentenced on January 4, 2022 to 30 days’ imprisonment.  Yesenia Ledesma-Ledezma, age 23, from Albert City, Iowa, received a prison…

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Convicted Felon Who Shot at a Group of Teenagers and Hit a Parked Car Sentenced to a Decade in Federal Prison | USAO-NDIA

A convicted felon who unlawfully possessed a gun he fired at a group of teenagers and who had another individual buy two guns for him less than a week later…

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