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Iowa weed dealer sent to prison for three years


This news story was published on April 21, 2014.
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CEDAR RAPIDS – A Cedar Rapids man who was the former owner of the Sound Shop, a Cedar Rapids business, was sentenced today to more than 3 years in federal prison.

Nels Nolan Nelson, 34, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the prison term after a January 27, 2014, guilty plea to one count of conspiring to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

At the guilty plea, Nelson admitted he conspired with other individuals to distribute marijuana and possessed marijuana with intent to distribute the drug.

Nelson was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Chief Judge Linda R. Reade. Nelson was sentenced to 41 months’ imprisonment. A special assessment of $100 was imposed. He must also serve a 3-year term of supervised release after the prison term. There is no parole in the federal system.

Nelson is being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Matthew J. Cole and investigated by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

NELS NOLAN NELSON SUBJECT IS INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

NELS NOLAN NELSON
SUBJECT IS INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

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6 Responses to Iowa weed dealer sent to prison for three years

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    Brosephus Reply Report comment

    April 21, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    It’s only a misdemeanor charge to break into over 100 homes for panties. 3 years for this!?

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      LVS Reply Report comment

      April 22, 2014 at 9:53 am

      @Bro-What has that got to do with this article?

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    Buzz Crumcutter Reply Report comment

    April 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Hmmm, he looks a little tired. Probably been busy building rubber huts.

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      LVS Reply Report comment

      April 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm

      @Buzz-I think the rubber hut got flooded out in the rain and is now a mud hole in the ground.

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        Buzz Crumcutter Reply Report comment

        April 21, 2014 at 6:49 pm

        LVS….That will be the excuse why they would never be finished. You know it wouldn’t be his fault.

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        Philosophus Reply Report comment

        April 21, 2014 at 11:07 pm

        I think you guys are secretly cheering me on and want to see a miracle. I may just give you one. I work better in the underdog position.