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Ames Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 24, 2013

DES MOINES, IOWA B On May 23, 2013, Jared Michael Bielenberg, age 23, of Ames, Iowa, pled guilty before United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. According to a written plea agreement, from around January 2010 through July 2011, Bienberg participated in the distribution of at least sixty (60) grams of heroin in and around the Ames area.

Under the plea agreement, Bielenberg faces a sentence of five (5) years’ imprisonment. Judge Rose scheduled sentencing for August 30, 2013, at the U.S. Courthouse in Des Moines, IA.

The investigation was conducted by the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force, the Ames, Iowa, Police Department, the Story County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa. #

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