44 Year Old Sentenced to 20 Years for Conspiracy to Distribute 400lbs of Ice Methamphetamine

A Burlington man was sentenced yesterday to 20 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for unlawful possession of firearms.

According to public court documents, Jimmie Willis, 44, and others, conspired to bring over 400 pounds of ice methamphetamine to Burlington, Iowa. Willis also unlawfully possessed numerous firearms related to his drug trafficking activities.

After completing his term of imprisonment, Willis will be required to serve 5 years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.