SIOUX CITY (AP)--A Lakeside man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to trying to trade guns for drugs.
Nineteen-year-old Jesse Kraft was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Sioux City. He pleaded guilty in June 2008 to possessing stolen firearms, manufacturing and possession a sawed-off shotgun and possessing firearms while being an unlawful user of marijuana and methamphetamine.
According to court records, Kraft and a juvenile stole 11 guns from several locations in Buena Vista County. Records show they sawed off a shotgun and then arranged to trade the gun and three others for drugs to a drug dealer in Omaha, Neb.
Rep. Tom Sands, a Republican lawmaker in the Iowa House, says he won't seek re-election in November. Sands, who represents Wapello in eastern Iowa, announced Thursday he will withdraw his name from the general...
An Iowa board responsible for enforcing government transparency has denied the state ombudsman access to an Aug. 25 meeting that open-records advocates say was kept confidential in violation of state law. The Des Moines...More >>
Can't Find Something?
KWWL Television Inc.
511 E 5th St. Waterloo , IA 50703
News Tips: (800)947-7746