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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 17, 2014

Davenport Man Sentenced On Federal Marijuana Conspiracy

DAVENPORT, IA – On January 16, 2014, Marqueis Letrell Lewis, age 34, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 113 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute at least 100 kilograms of marijuana, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Lewis was also ordered to serve four years of supervised release following the imprisonment and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

Beginning in approximately July 2008 and continuing until about July 31, 2012, Lewis conspired with other persons to distribute marijuana in the Davenport, Iowa area. Specifically, during the above-mentioned time period Lewis regularly purchased multiple pound quantities of marijuana directly from his co-defendant, Edwin James Goodwin, in Davenport and then further distributed the marijuana to various customers. Over the course of the conspiracy Lewis was responsible for distributing over 700 kilograms of marijuana. Goodwin pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute at least 100 kilograms of marijuana and is awaiting sentencing.

This case was investigated by the Davenport, Iowa, Police Department, the Iowa Department of Narcotics Enforcement, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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Updated March 12, 2015