A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty Tuesday, in federal court in Sioux City.
Terry Lowry, 32, of Milford, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
At the plea hearing, Lowry admitted his involvement in a conspiracy that from 2010 through February 2011 distributed more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in the Spencer area.
Sentencing before United States District Court Judge Mark W. Bennett will be set after a presentence report is prepared. Lowry was taken into custody by the United States Marshal after the guilty plea and will remain in custody pending sentencing. Lowry faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years' imprisonment and a possible maximum sentence of 40 years' imprisonment, a $5,000,000 fine, a special assessment of $100, and 4 years up to life of supervised release following any imprisonment.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shawn S. Wehde and was investigated by the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa Great Lakes Drug Task Force, Division of Criminal Investigations, Spencer Police Department, Milford Police Department, Clay County Sheriff's Office, and Dickinson County Sheriff's Office.