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Mt. Pleasant Area Man Sentenced to 100 Months Imprisonment for Drug Offenses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2013

DAVENPORT, IA – On May 9, 2013, Ferlin Patrick Edgington, age 55, of New London, Iowa, was sentenced to 100 months imprisonment for distribution of methamphetamine and for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and marijuana, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Chief United States District Judge James E. Gritzner also sentenced Edgington to four years supervised release, and Edgington forfeited $9370.00 in drug proceeds.

Beginning in 2007 Edgington bought methamphetamine and marijuana from his source in Chicago, Carlos Alvarado. On June 8, 2012, Edgington consented to a search of his residence and agents seized 130 grams of methamphetamine, seven pounds of marijuana, and $9,370 in cash. Alvarado has pled guilty on related charges and his sentencing date is to be determined.

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.

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