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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Galesburg, Ill. Man Sentenced to 240 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine Offense

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On April 9, 2018, United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger sentenced Jason David Chaney, age 31, of Galesburg, Illinois, to 240 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Chaney was ordered to serve five years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

On December 22, 2017, Chaney pleaded guilty to the charge that arose from a joint investigation by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force and the Davenport Police Department Tactical Operations Bureau. Chaney was involved in a methamphetamine conspiracy from May 1, 2017, through August 3, 2017, and during that time he was responsible for distributing over 6,800 grams of ice methamphetamine.

This matter was investigated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force, Davenport Police Department Tactical Operations Bureau, and Iowa Department of Public Safety, DCI Criminalistics Laboratory. The 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 April 10, 2018