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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Harrison County Resident Sentenced To Nine Years Imprisonment On Federal Charge Of Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA - On July 1, 2014, Arthur J. Hulett, a 52 year-old resident of Missouri Valley, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John Jarvey to 108 months in prison, and six years of supervised release following the period of imprisonment, on the charge of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt.

On February 6, 2014, the defendant pleaded guilty to the charge, which was the result of an investigation conducted by law enforcement into the distribution of methamphetamine in and around Harrison County, Iowa. The investigation revealed that methamphetamine was being distributed by the defendant and susequently transported from Harrison County, Iowa, into counties in Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska.

The investigation was conducted by the Missouri Valley, Iowa, Police Department, Harrison County, Iowa, Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Burt County, Nebraska, Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the United States Marshal’s Service. 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