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Muscatine Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine Offense

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2012

DAVENPORT, IA – On November 16, 2012, Jorge Carrango-Valencia, age 28, of Muscatine, Iowa, was sentenced to 168 months imprisonment for conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. United States District Judge Stephanie M. Rose also sentenced Carrango-Valencia to 5 years supervised release.

Carrango-Valencia agreed with others to manufacture methamphetamine from February 2009 through February 2012. Carrango-Valencia directed co-conspirators to pick up loads of methamphetamine and deliver them to the Muscatine, Iowa area. Carrango-Valencia personally distributed over 30 kilograms of methamphetamine over the course of the conspiracy.

The case was investigated by the Muscatine County Narcotics Task Force and was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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