Category: Iowa – Southern District

Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Conviction and Life Sentence for Dubuque Man Who Distributed Heroin that Caused an Overdose Death | USAO-NDIA

A Dubuque, Iowa, man’s conviction and life sentence for distributing heroin resulting in a death was upheld April 7, 2021, by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth…

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Sioux City Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Armed Carjackings | USAO-NDIA

A man who carjacked and robbed two men at gunpoint in a single evening was sentenced to fifteen years in federal prison. The sentencing took place April 6, 2021, in…

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Former Sioux City Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Sentenced to Federal Prison for Violating the Clean Water Act | USAO-NDIA

The former Superintendent of the Sioux City Wastewater Treatment Plant, who conspired to cheat on environmental testing at the plant, was sentenced on April 1, 2021, to three months in…

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Possession of a Stolen Safe, Ammunition, and Drugs Leads to Prison Sentence | USAO-NDIA

A man who was found by Waterloo Police in possession of a stolen safe, ammunition, and over 1000 pills containing alprazolam, a Schedule IV controlled substance, was sentenced on March…

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Dubuque Man Pleads Guilty to Escaping Custody and Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm | USAO-NDIA

A felon who escaped from a Waterloo halfway house and was later found with a firearm pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Nicholas Cameron Anderson, age 32,…

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Waterloo Felon Sent Back to Federal Prison for Escaping Halfway House | USAO-NDIA

A Waterloo man who left a halfway house in August 2020 for Chicago was sentenced March 25, 2021, to one year in federal prison. Robert Donzell Luckie, age 22, received…

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Former General Manager of Sioux Center Cooperative Sentenced to Prison in Grain Blending Scheme | USAO-NDIA

The former general manager of a Sioux Center grain cooperative who directed subordinate managers to blend oats into soybeans was sentenced March 24, 2021, to three months in federal prison….

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Cedar Rapids Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Possessing Drugs and Guns Near a School | USAO-NDIA

A Cedar Rapids man, responsible for possessing over 130 grams of marijuana and two guns near a Cedar Rapids school, was sentenced today to 61 months in prison. Sinqez Juanya…

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Former Sioux City Council Member Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crimes | USAO-NDIA

A man who unlawfully stored and transported hazardous waste pled guilty March 19, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Aaron Rochester, 47, from Sioux City, Iowa, was convicted of…

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Waterloo Felon Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Gun | USAO-NDIA

A man who was found in possession of ammunition and a few days later in possession of a loaded firearm pled guilty March 18, 2021, in federal court in Cedar…

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