Today, February 20, 2015, in Muscatine County District Court:
DAVID REINIER, DOB: 6/28/1984, of Muscatine, was sentenced after pleading guilty to Arson in the First Degree, a class "B" felony. The Court imposed a prison sentence of not to exceed 25 years. The charge was the result of an investigation into a fire caused by a methamphetamine lab in a building being used as a residence by REINIER and his co-defendant. Two minor children were present in the structure when the fire broke out. The case was investigated by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force and the Iowa State Fire Marshall.
REINIER's co-defendant, AMY LORETTA LYNN HARMON, DOB: 6/4/1990, of Muscatine, was also sentenced today for her role in the fire. She received a suspended ten year prison sentence for Manufacture of a Controlled Substance. She was placed on supervised probation for a period of four years.
In three other cases (click the link to read more):
BRENT SIEVERDING, DOB: 1/4/1988, of Muscatine, was sentenced for Manufacture of a Controlled Substance, a class "B" felony. He received a prison sentence of not to exceed 25 years. His prosecution was the result of an investigation by the Muscatine Police Department and the Muscatine County Drug Task Force. The investigation revealed that SIEVERDING had methamphetamine manufacturing components in a motor vehicle parked at the Muscatine Wal-Mart store on June 14, 2013.
TROY STAUFFER, DOB: 4/23/1992, of Atalissa, pleaded guilty to two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance. STAUFFER illegally sold pharmaceuticals during an investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force. He will be sentenced April 3, 2015, at 9:30 a.m..
ZACHARY BRAASCH, DOB: 6/28/1994, of Muscatine, pleaded guilty to Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that BRAASCH transmitted a video file of a minor engaged in a sex act using social media. He will be sentenced April 3, 2015, at 9:45 a.m.
(Updated 2/20/2015, 2:49 p.m. with Stauffer's sentencing date and time)