Mason City man pleads guilty to federal meth crimes

Joseph Luna Joseph Luna

Arrested in Forest City in December 2017.

Posted: May 17, 2018 4:42 PM

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A North Iowa man is pleading guilty to federal drug charges.

Joseph Angel Luna, 28 of Mason City, entered a guilty plea Thursday to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and distribution of a controlled substance. He’s accused of working with Brenda Ruehlow to distribute methamphetamine

Luna was arrested after the search of a Forest City home in December 2017 but state drug charges were dismissed to allow for federal prosecution.

No sentencing date has been set.

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