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Schleswig, IA Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Distributing Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Segebart admitted receiving two to three pounds of meth per week for redistribution.

A man who was a member of a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced Tuesday, August 20, 2019, to more than 10 years in federal prison.

Charles Lee Segebart, age 27, from Schleswig, IA, received the prison term after a February 15, 2019 guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

In a plea agreement, Segebart admitted that he voluntarily and intentionally distributed methamphetamine from December of 2016 to July 23, 2018. On July 23, 2018, Segebart was stopped by law enforcement. Law enforcement seized a quarter-pound of methamphetamine in the search of the vehicle. Segebart admitted to law enforcement that he had been receiving an estimated two to three pounds a week of methamphetamine to distribute from another source.

Segebart was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand. Segebart was sentenced to 124 months’ imprisonment and fined $100. He must also serve a 5-year term of supervised release after the prison term. There is no parole in the federal system.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jack Lammers and investigated by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Department of Narcotics enforcement. 

Court file information at

The case file number is 18-CR-4074.

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Updated August 21, 2019

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