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Iowa City Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Crack Cocaine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 6, 2013

DAVENPORT, IA - On December 5, 2013, Norman Dudley, age 22, from Iowa City, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 26 months in prison, after pleading guilty to distribution of cocaine base (“crack”), announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Dudley was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release, following the period of imprisonment, and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

In a related case, John Mulbah, age 22, from Iowa City, Iowa, was also sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 72 months in prison, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (“crack”), announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Mulbah was also ordered to serve four years of supervised release following the period of imprisonment, and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

As part of the investigation, law enforcement officers made controlled purchases of crack cocaine from Mulbah on August 10, August 13 and August 14. During the purchase on August 14, 2012, both Dudley and Mulbah distributed crack cocaine as part of a controlled transaction with law enforcement officers. Mulbah admitted as part of the plea proceedings that between August 14 and August 17, 2012, he was involved with Norman Dudley and others in an agreement to distribute crack cocaine.

This case was investigated by the Iowa Department of Public Safety-Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Iowa City, Iowa, Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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