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Clinton Man Sentenced to over 21 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Charges

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

DAVENPORT, Iowa – A Clinton man, Eric Lee Coleman, age 47, was sentenced on March 2, 2022, to 262 months in federal prison for two counts of Distribution of Methamphetamine. Coleman was ordered to serve five years of supervised release to follow his prison term and immediately pay a $200 Special Assessment to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

According to court documents, Coleman sold various amounts of methamphetamine to a confidential source on two occasions in an undercover operation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. On September 20, 2021, Coleman pleaded guilty to the charges.

U.S. Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated March 4, 2022

Drug Trafficking