One man charged in an alleged methamphetamine- making operation near Belle Plaine in July has pled guilty and received a suspended prison sentence and fine in Tama County District in Toledo on Oct. 25.
Kevin Ray Stull Jr., 19, Belle Plaine was sentenced to the suspended 10-year prison term and a fine of $10,000 was also suspended by Judge Faye Hoover-Grinde. Stull was placed on probation for three years and ordered to reside in a residential correctional facility for up to 365 days or until maximum benefits are achieved. His driver's license was suspended for 180 days.
In a plea agreement, he pled guilty on Oct. 4 to a single charge of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.
In charges filed on July 10 after the discovery of an alleged meth lab at 3422 XX Avenue, in Tama County at rural Belle Plaine, Stull originally was charged with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, three counts of possession of precursors and a drug stamp violation by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Lucas Dvorak.
Three other men were charged in connection with the case and await trial.