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Buena Vista County Man To Spend The Next Decade In Prison

A Buena Vista County Man will spend the next decade in prison. 27 year old, Storm Lake resident Jacob Hernandez has been sentenced after pleading guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute meth and possessing a firearm during drug trafficking. In early 2020, Police made undercover buys from Hernandez, he subsequently admitted in court to distributing meth in and around Storm Lake. A search of his home in March turned up guns, various drug related items, thousands in cash and nearly two ounces of meth. Hernandez has been sentenced to 10 years and 5 months in federal prison.

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