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Kansas City Man to Federal Prison for Iowa Meth Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Clark was caught transporting meth from Kansas to Iowa.

Jason Clark, 47, from Kansas City, KS, pled guilty and was sentenced on September 23, 2020, to more than 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.

Evidence at the hearing showed that Clark was involved in a distribution conspiracy that included more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.  On or about May 18, 2019, in Woodbury County, Iowa, law enforcement conducted a traffic stop of Clark.  During the traffic stop, officers observed a loaded handgun magazine in the vehicle.  A subsequent pat-down of Clark revealed a knife in his pocket.  Officers seized roughly a half-pound of methamphetamine from Clark’s vehicle. 

Clark was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand.  Clark was sentenced to 128 months’ imprisonment.  He must also serve a 5-year term of supervised release after the prison term.  There is no parole in the federal system.  Clark is being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Patrick T. Greenwood and investigated by Tri-State Drug Task Force based in Sioux City, Iowa, that consists of law enforcement personnel from the Drug Enforcement Administration; Sioux City, Iowa, Police Department; Homeland Security Investigations; Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office; South Sioux City, Nebraska, Police Department; Nebraska State Patrol; Iowa National Guard; Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement; United States Marshals Service; South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation; and Woodbury County Attorney’s Office.   

Court file information at

The case file number is 20-4002.  Follow us on Twitter @USAO_NDIA.

Updated September 30, 2020

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