Chicago Man Sentenced to 18 Years Imprisonment for Drug Offenses
DAVENPORT, IA – On July 25, 2013, Carlos Alvarado, age 45, from Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James E. Gritzner to 18 years imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Judge Gritzner also sentenced Alvarado to eight years of supervised release.
On May 19, 2012, Alvarado met with a buyer in Burlington, Iowa, for the purpose of distributing methamphetamine. Alvarado agreed to sell the individual one-half pound of methamphetamine for $10,500. When Alvarado’s vehicle was searched, agents seized two packages containing a total of approximately 340 grams, or 12 ounces, of methamphetamine.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, and was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.