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Two Quad City Men Sentenced For Marijuana Conspiracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2012

DAVENPORT, IA – On August 23, 2012, John Derek Smith, 37, of Rock Island, Illinois was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment for conspiracy to distribute marijuana, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. On August, 24, 2012, another co-conspirator, Terry Lee Alvin, 43, of Moline, Illinois, was sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment. United States District Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced both men to three years of supervised release and pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

From January 2011 through May 2011 Smith and Alvin were involved with several others in a conspiracy to distribute significant amounts of marijuana in the Davenport, Iowa area.

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

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