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Davenport Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

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


DAVENPORT, IA – On December 14, 2016, Chad Allen Moens, 43, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 90 months in prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel.  Moens was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term and to pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

Moens pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine on April 26, 2016.  According to the plea agreement, Moens conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine in Davenport, Iowa, from June of 2014 to September of 2015.  During that time, law enforcement used a confidential informant to purchase or attempt to purchase methamphetamine from Moens on four separate occasions.

In total, Moens provided or attempted to provide the confidential informant with approximately 190 grams of methamphetamine.  Law enforcement also located approximately 55 grams of methamphetamine during a search warrant executed at Moens’ Silvis, Illinois, residence.  According to statements made at Moens’ sentencing hearing, Moens traveled to Chicago, Illinois, and Omaha, Nebraska, to obtain methamphetamine, and then returned to the Davenport area to sell methamphetamine.  Moens is responsible for conspiring to distribute nearly 900 grams of methamphetamine in the Davenport, Iowa, area.

This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Scott County Sheriff’s Department, the Bettendorf Police Department, and the Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group.  The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


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Updated December 16, 2016

Drug Trafficking