Today, May 13, 2015 in Muscatine County District Court:
DOMINIC CLESTER, DOB: 5/4/1992, of Muscatine, pleaded guilty to Robbery in the Second Degree and Burglary in the First Degree. Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that on February 21, 2015, CLESTER was in an apartment in downtown Muscatine and refused to leave when told to by the resident. CLESTER assaulted the victim and stole property from her. In the course of the incident the victim was injured. CLESTER will be sentenced July 2, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. He will be held without bond in the Muscatine County Jail until that date.
In other recent court matters:
JOSE ANTHONY TAPIA, DOB: 10/15/1996, of Muscatine, pleaded guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance, cocaine. Investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force showed that TAPIA sold approximately 3/4th of an ounce of cocaine to an informant. TAPIA will be sentenced June 19, 2015, at 9:45 a.m.
JOVANY JACQUES, DOB: 112/21/1985, of West Liberty, pleaded guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance, cocaine. Investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force showed that JACQUES sold approximately 1/8th of an ounce of cocaine to an informant. JACQUES will be sentenced June 19, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
EDUARDO MANUEL GONZALEZ, DOB: 5/4/1991, of Muscatine, was sentenced after having pleaded guilty to Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree. Investigation by the Muscatine County Sheriff's Office showed that GONZALEZ sexually abused an adult female at a rural Muscatine County residence. GONZALEZ was sentenced to serve an indeterminate prison sentence of not to exceed 10 years. In addition he will be on lifetime supervised release as if on parole and will be required to register as a sex offender.