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Friday, April 6, 2012

Burlington man sentenced for cocaine delivery

Today (April 6, 2012) in Muscatine County District Court RYAN CRAIG HAND (DOB: 4/6/1980), of Burlington, Iowa was sentenced for Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a class "C" felony.

The court imposed a sentence of incarceration for a term not to exceed ten years and imposed a mandatory minimum term of one third of the maximum sentence. Investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force showed that HAND had delivered cocaine in August of 2011. HAND had three prior felony convictions for drug trafficking.

HAND was transported to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center at Oakdale to begin serving his sentence.