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

Friday, June 22, 2018

Des Moines Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine and Firearm Crimes

DES MOINES, Iowa-- On June 21, 2018, Timothy Ray Kain, age 30, of Des Moines, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 210 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Kain was ordered to serve five years of supervised release to follow his prison term.

Kain pleaded guilty to the charges on February 6, 2018, and admitted to conspiring with others to distribute in excess of five kilograms of pure methamphetamine and he possessed a firearm during his drug trafficking activities.

This investigation was conducted by the Des Moines Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300
Updated June 22, 2018