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Glenwood Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Drug Offense

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA- On March 22, 2018, David Joseph Jay, III, age 36, of Glenwood, Iowa, appeared before United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey and was sentenced to 20 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Jay was ordered to serve ten years of supervised release to follow his prison term.

This investigation began with a citizen complaint regarding possible drug trafficking at a residence in Glenwood. Following subsequent investigation, a search warrant was executed at Jay’s residence. Methamphetamine, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), along with prescription pills and marijuana were discovered.

This investigation was conducted by the Glenwood Police Department, Mills County Sheriff’s Office, and Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated March 26, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Prescription Drugs