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Federal Court Sentences Illegal Alien on Drug Charges

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

DAVENPORT, IA - On November 19, 2015, Jose Manuel Dominguez-Anguiano a/k/a Manuel Francisco Zuniga, age 44, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 46 months in prison on the charges of conspiracy to distribute a mixture or substance containing cocaine, and distribution of a mixture or substance containing cocaine, announced Acting United States Attorney Kevin VanderSchel. Dominguez-Anguiano was also ordered to pay $200 towards the Crime Victims Fund. Dominguez-Anguiano will be turned over to the Immigration officials upon release from prison.

Between November 2007 and May 2008, Dominguez-Anguiano participated in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine which involved the sale of more than 1,000 grams of cocaine in the Iowa City, Iowa, area.

This matter was investigated by the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, the Johnson County, Iowa, Drug Task Force, and Iowa City, Iowa, Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa as part of the Project Safe Neighborhood initiative.

Updated November 23, 2015

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