North Iowa arrests led to federal guilty pleas

Men caught with meth in October 2017.

Posted: May 21, 2018 7:01 PM
Updated: May 21, 2018 7:02 PM

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Two men arrested in Cerro Gordo County have pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.

Justin Ray Davey, 27 of West Des Moines, and Spencer Ray Fitzpatrick, 42 of Knoxville, were picked up on October 12, 2017. Law enforcement said they were caught with more than two ounces of methamphetamine.

Justin Davey

Spencer Fitzpatrick

State charges were dismissed to allow for federal prosecution. Davey is pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute meth, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug crime. Fitzpatrick pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute meth.

No sentencing date has been set.

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