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Webster City Man Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Possessed and distributed meth within public park zone

A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced August 23, 2019, to 10 years in federal prison.

Jeremy Alan Frye, age 35, from Webster City, Iowa, received the prison term after a March 18, 2019, guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

At the guilty plea, Frye admitted his involvement in a conspiracy that distributed methamphetamine from July 2017 through August 2018 in Webster City, Iowa.  Frye also admitted that on four occasions in 2018 he distributed more than 53 grams of pure meth to law enforcement within a public park zone in undercover drug operations.  During a search warrant at Frye’s residence, located within 1000 feet of Nokomis Park and East Twin Park, law enforcement seized over 37 grams of pure meth.  Frye further admitted that he intended to distribute this methamphetamine.  

Frye was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand.  Frye was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment.  He must also serve a 10-year term of supervised release after the prison term.  There is no parole in the federal system.  Frye 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 Shawn S. Wehde and was investigated by the Iowa Department of Narcotics Enforcement, Webster City Police Department, and the Iowa Division of Criminalistics Investigation. 

Court file information at

The case file number is 18-3035.  Follow us on Twitter @USAO_NDIA.

Updated August 23, 2019

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