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      Man sentenced to 10 years in prison on drug charges

      Antonio Echeverria, 26, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for charges related to methamphetamine.

      A Heartland man is sentenced to 10 years in prison for charges related to methamphetamine.

      Antonio Echeverria, 26, pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute at least 50 grams of meth.

      In July of 2012, Ottumwa Police Department and the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force executed a search warrant and recovered marijuana plants, firearms, and more than 50 grams of meth. Related stories: 9 arrested in connection with gang-related shooting Ottumwa man shot in broad daylight Search warrant executed at Ottumwa residence yields more than police bargained for