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Former Iowa City Man Sentenced in Cocaine Consperacy Case

A FORMER IOWA CITY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO A LITTLE MORE THAN EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS PART IN A COCAINE CONSPIRACY OPERATION IN EASTERN IOWA. JIM BOYD REPORTS.  26 YEAR OLD JEFFREY GOINS ACTUALLY GOT 100 MONTHS FROM JUDGE JOHN JARVEY FOR CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE. PROSECUTORS SAY HE AND TWO OTHER MEN WERE DISTRIBUTING CRACK COCINE IN IOWA CITY AND OTHER LOCATIONS FROM JUNE OF 2010 TO MARCH OF LAST YEAR. THEY DID SO BY USING PASSENGER BUS LINES TO TRANSPORT THE DRUG FROM THE CHICAGO AREA TO IOWA CITY FOR RESALE. THE GOVERNMENT SAYS THE CONSPIRACY FELL APART WHEN AUTHORITIES INTERCEPTED LUGGAGE ON A BUS BELONG TO JAVON DANIELS THAT HAD CRACK AND POWEDERED COCAINE IN IT.  DANIELS HAS ALREADY BEEN SENTENCED TO 40 MONTHS IN PRISON AND CO CONSPIRACTOR BRYAN SMITH GOT JUST UNDER 12 YEARS IN PRISON

 

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