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Des Moines Man Pleads Guilty in Meth Case

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 1:22 pm
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

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A 20-year-old Des Moines man pled guilty Friday to two felony counts relating to the manufacture of methamphetamine. Justin VanderMartin pled guilty to possession of precursor – lithium and precursor – pseudoephedrine. VanderMartin was present in a Knoxville home last month were authorities found several items that can be used to make meth in a backpack. Vandermartin admitted that the backpack was his. He will be sentenced on July 12th in Marion County District Court and faces up to 10 years in prison.