Rock Valley Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy; Could Face 20 Years In Prison

Sioux City, Iowa — A Rock Valley man has pleaded guilty in a meth conspiracy case.

According to the US Attorney’s Office, 58-year-old Terrance Buescher of Rock Valley pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Sioux City, to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. 

They tell us that at the plea hearing, Buescher admitted that from April 2022 through January 2023, he was involved in a conspiracy that distributed at least 20 pounds of methamphetamine in the Rock Valley area.  Buescher further admitted to obtaining pounds of methamphetamine about every ten days from a source in Colorado to distribute in northern Iowa for about nine months.  

Sentencing before United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand will be set after a presentence report is prepared.  Buescher was taken into custody by the United States Marshal after the guilty plea and will remain in custody pending sentencing.  Buescher faces a possible maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a million-dollar fine, and at least three years of supervised release following any imprisonment.


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