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Davenport Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8, 2012

DAVENPORT, IA – On June 8, 2012, Tyrell Tremier Carr, age 36, of Davenport, Iowa, having previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute at least 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, was sentenced to 183 months imprisonment, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Chief United States District James E. Gritzner also sentenced Carr to serve 5 years supervised release, and to pay $100 to the Crime Victims Fund.

During the investigation into large scale marijuana trafficking in the Davenport area, the Davenport, Iowa, Police Department learned of Carr’s involvement in the sale and distribution of marijuana via various cooperating witnesses. The police investigation ultimately revealed that since 2007 Carr distributed at least 31,000 kilograms of marijuana throughout Davenport.

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

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