George Man Sentenced To Ten-Year Prison Term For Selling Cocaine

gavel_sxcOrange City, Iowa — A George man has been sentenced to a ten-year prison term for selling cocaine in Sioux County.

Sioux County Attorney Coleman McAllister says that 21-year-old Dakota Looks Twice Acevedo of George was sentenced on Monday, December 2, 2013, in Sioux County District Court for the crime of Delivery of Cocaine, a Class C Felony.

On January 24, 2013, according to court records, Acevedo sold cocaine in Orange City to an undercover informant being used and monitored by the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office. Charges were initiated by the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office on May 9, 2013, and an arrest warrant was issued. Acevedo was arrested by Sioux County authorities on October 28, 2013.

He pleaded guilty and was sentenced on Monday, December 2, 2013.

Acevedo was sentenced to serve an indeterminate ten-year prison term. He must serve a mandatory minimum of one third of his prison term before he is eligible for parole.

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