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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 16, 2018

Missouri Man Sentenced to Prison for Methamphetamine Offense

DES MOINES, IA – On April 13, 2018, United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger sentenced Seth James Stockwell, age 35, of Princeton, Missouri, to 242 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Stockwell was ordered to serve seven years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

On December 13, 2017, Stockwell pleaded guilty to the charge that arose from an investigation by the Des Moines Police Department. On July 18, 2017, Stockwell was in possession of more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, which he intended to distribute to other individuals.

This matter was investigated by the Des Moines Police Department 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.

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Drug Trafficking
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Contact: 
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300 Rachel.Scherle@usdoj.gov
Updated April 16, 2018