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Burlington Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug Conspiracy Charge

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

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On Thursday, April 22, 2021, United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Terry Lee Douglas, III, age 34, of Burlington, to 200 months in prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine announced Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal. Douglas was ordered to serve five years of supervised release to follow his prison term as well as pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

In January of 2020, Douglas was caught with approximately 250 grams of ice methamphetamine in the Burlington area. On multiple occasions between January and May of 2020, Douglas was associated with methamphetamine transactions. In May of 2020, Douglas and others traveled together to obtain ice methamphetamine from a supplier in Galesburg, Illinois. Upon returning to Iowa, the vehicle was stopped, and Douglas was arrested. At the time of the stop and arrest, Douglas had two ounces of ice in his possession. On December 1, 2020, Douglas admitted to knowingly and intentionally joining in an agreement to distribute methamphetamine in the Burlington area.

This matter was investigated by the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated April 26, 2021

Drug Trafficking