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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Muscatine County District Court November 30, 2012

The following occurred in Muscatine County District Court on November 30, 2012:

HEATHER SUE ACOSTA, DOB: 7/14/1979, of Muscatine, Iowa was sentenced for the offense of Forgery. The court imposed a sentence of incarceration for a term not to exceed five years to be served consecutively to a parole revocation sentence.

Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that ACOSTA had forged a check which she had stolen.

TYLER PAINTIN, DOB: 12/11/1968, of Iowa City, Iowa was sentenced for the offense of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. The court sentenced the defendant to serve 180 days in the Muscatine County Jail and suspended an additional 185 day jail sentence. The court also ordered that the defendant be placed on supervised release as if on parole for a period of ten years following the completion of the jail sentence. The defendant will additionally be required to register as a sex offender.

Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that PAINTIN had been in possession of child pornography. PAINTIN had been held in custody since his arrest on September 20, 2012. The Davenport Police Department assisted with the investigation by conducting a forensic examination of a computer seized from PAINTIN at his arrest.

JAMIE STEINKE, DOB: 8/7/1972, of Muscatine, Iowa, pled guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a class "C" felony. Investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force showed that STEINKE delivered methamphetamine during the course of an undercover investigation. STEINKE will be sentenced at a later date.