Skip to main content
Press Release

Ten Weeks of Selling Heroin and Crack Cocaine Leads to Ten Years in Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Dubuque Man Admitted Selling at Least 400 Grams of Heroin

A man who sold heroin and crack cocaine for ten weeks in Dubuque was sentenced today to a decade in federal prison.

Gregory Fugi Anderson, Jr., age 32, from Dubuque, Iowa, received the prison term after a February 22, 2018, guilty plea to possessing heroin and crack cocaine which he was planning to sell near Orange Park in Dubuque.

Information at sentencing and prior hearings showed that Anderson sold heroin and crack cocaine for ten weeks in Dubuque between September and November 2017.  During that time, Anderson admitted he sold at least 400 grams of heroin and more than 58 grams of crack cocaine.  Anderson had a long criminal history, starting at age sixteen when he was convicted of attempted robbery which included multiple assault and drug convictions. 

Anderson was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Judge C.J. Williams.  Anderson was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment.  He must also serve a six-year term of supervised release after the prison term.  There is no parole in the federal system.  Anderson is being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Patrick Reinert and investigated by the Dubuque Drug Task Force. 

Court file information at

The case file number is 18-CR-1001.

Follow us on Twitter @USAO_NDIA.

Updated December 19, 2018

Drug Trafficking