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Manchester man convicted of importing meth materials from Canada

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A Manchester man convicted of importing pseudoephedrine from Canada to make methamphetamine will spend more than 12 years in federal prison.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa says 42-year-old Roger Hettinger of Manchester admitted to getting pseudoephedrine locally and from Canada to make meth at his home and other locations.

Court records show the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office found methamphetamine manufacturing operation, 19 firearms and four homemade silencers during a search of his home in January.

Hettinger was convicted of importation of pseudoephedrine, possession of illegal silencers and possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and sentenced to 12 years and six-months in federal prison.

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