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Sibley Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Possession of Firearms

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Dimmitt, a user of controlled substances, was found in possession of four guns.

A man who illegally possessed guns pled guilty December 2, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City.

Levi Dimmitt, 34, from Sibley, Iowa, was convicted of being a prohibited person in possession of multiple firearms. 

At the plea hearing, Dimmitt admitted that he was a user of marijuana and methamphetamine while possessing the guns.  As a user of controlled substances, Dimmitt is prohibited from possessing guns.  Reports show that law enforcement executed a search warrant on April 24, 2021, at Dimmitt’s residence.  Officers searched the residence and located drug paraphernalia, a drug ledger, marijuana, methamphetamine, and four guns. 

Sentencing before United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand will be set after a presentence report is prepared.  Dimmitt remains in custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing.  Dimmitt faces a possible maximum sentence of 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and up to three years of supervised release following any imprisonment.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Patrick T. Greenwood and was investigated by the Sibley Police Department, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 

Court file information at

The case file number is 21-4062.  Follow us on Twitter @USAO_NDIA.

Updated December 7, 2021

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