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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 26, 2018

Davenport Man Sentenced to 90 months in Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking

DAVENPORT, Iowa-- On February 23, 2018, United States Chief District Court Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Chelsea Ross Meier, III, to 90 months in prison as the result of his plea of guilty to possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Meier, age 35, of Davenport, Iowa, was also ordered to serve four years of supervised release and pay $100 to the Crime Victim’s Fund.

On April 10, 2017, Meier was found in the parking lot of the Davenport-Rhythm City Casino in possession of 11.4 grams of ice methamphetamine. Meier later admitted that from November 2016 to April 2017, he purchased approximately one ounce of methamphetamine a week and distributed this methamphetamine to others.

This investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, and Scott County Sheriff’s Office. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Contact: 
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300 Rachel.Scherle@usdoj.gov
Updated February 26, 2018