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Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl Near a Local Park in Dubuque

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa

A man who distributed heroin and fentanyl in Dubuque, Iowa, plead guilty in federal court on September 14, 2022.

Deandre P. Davis, age 32, formerly of Dubuque, Iowa, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl and distribution of heroin and fentanyl within 1,000 feet of Hilltop Park in Dubuque, Iowa.

At his plea hearing, Davis admitted to engaging in a drug-related conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl.  In the fall of 2020, Davis coordinated with another person and personally distributed heroin and fentanyl throughout the city of Dubuque, including near a park.

Sentencing before United States District Court Judge C.J. Williams will be set after a presentence report is prepared.  Davis remains in custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing.  Davis faces a possible maximum sentence of 60 years’ imprisonment, a fine of not more than $4 million, and up to six years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

This case was investigated by the Dubuque Drug Task Force and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jason D. Norwood.

Court file information at  The case file number is 21-CR-1033-CJW.

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Updated September 16, 2022

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