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Audubon County Resident Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA- On November 10, 2015, Randy Mark Heinrichs, age 50, of Exira, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 70 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Heinrichs also will be required to serve a three-year term of supervised release following his release from imprisonment.

On August 6, 2015, Heinrichs pleaded guilty to this charge and admitted that he participated in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the Southern District of Iowa beginning as early as June 2004 and continuing through August 2004. The charge was the result of an investigation by law enforcement of drug trafficking that occurred in both Omaha, Nebraska, and Exira, Iowa.

The investigation was conducted by the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Updated November 12, 2015

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