Sibley, Iowa — An Ashton man who was charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and other drug charges has received a suspended prison sentence.
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday (September 7), 47-year-old David Lee Buss of Ashton was found guilty of the crimes of possession with the intent to manufacture or deliver marijuana, a class D felony; and possession of methamphetamine – second offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor. They say the crimes were committed on or about the spring of 2017 to June 8, 2017.
On the count of possession with intent, Buss was assessed the statutory minimum fine of $750 plus a thirty-five (35%) surcharge of $262.50, court costs, and restitution of all court-appointed attorney fees. They say Buss was sentenced to the custody of the Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections for a term not to exceed five years, however, the prison sentence was suspended and Buss received two years probation. On the count of possession of methamphetamine Buss was assessed the statutory minimum fine of $315 plus a thirty-five (35%) percent surcharge of $110.25, court costs, and restitution of all court-appointed attorney fees. Buss was also sentenced to fifteen days in the Osceola County Jail with credit for any time previously served.