Before Judge Sean W. McPartland in Tama County District Court in Toledo on Dec. 6:
Lawrence Eugene Schafer, 26, Belle Plaine, received a 10-year suspended prison term on a charge of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. He was assessed a $10,000 fine which was also suspended. He was placed on probation to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services for three years and ordered to pay a probation supervision enrollment fee.
He pled guilty on Oct. 12.
Lawrence Eugene Schafer
Schafer as one of four men charged after the discovery of an alleged clandestine meth lab at 3422 XX Avenue, rural Belle Plaine on July 9.
He originally faced charges of possession of precursor - pseudephedrine, possession of precursor - lithium, possession of precursor - ethyl ether, conspiracy to manufacture more than five grams of meth and drug tax stamp violation. The charges were field by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Lucas Dvorak.