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Friday, January 9, 2015

Guilty pleas in meth lab related structure fire

Today, January 9, 2015, in Muscatine County District Court:

DAVID REINIER, SR., DOB: 6/28/1984, of Muscatine, pleaded guilty to Arson in the First Degree, a class "B" felony punishable by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 25 years. On January 8, 2015, his codefendant, AMY LORETTA LYNN HARMON, DOB: 6/4/1990, of Muscatine, pleaded guilty to Manufacture of a Controlled Substance, a class "C" felony punishable by imprisonment for a term not to exceed ten years.

Investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force and the Iowa State Fire Marshall showed that REINIER and HARMON had been involved in the manufacture of methamphetamine when they caused an accidental fire which destroyed the structure they had been using as a residence.

Both will be sentenced February 20, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m.

REINIER's mugshot:

HARMON's mugshot:

Also occurring today, January 9, 2015:

ANGEL GONZALEZ, DOB: 10/21/1993, of Muscatine, was sentenced after pleading guilty to Lascivious Acts with a Child and Indecent Contact with a Child. Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that GONZALEZ had sexually related contact with a minor on two occasions. GONZALEZ was sentenced to a total term of not to exceed 12 years imprisonment. Following completion of his term of incarceration he will be on the sex offender registry and lifetime parole.

GONZALEZ's mugshot: