A Cedar Rapids drug dealer with 59 prior adult convictions was sentenced May 24, 2022 to more than 13 years in federal prison.

Kyle Anthony Doolin, 61, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty on March 26, 2021 to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance in the vicinity of a safe place after having already been convicted of a crime. drug offence.

Information released at sentencing showed that on July 24, 2020, officers from the Cedar Rapids Police Department attempted to perform a traffic stop on Doolin’s vehicle. As an officer attempted to initiate the traffic stop, Doolin drove off and a car chase ensued. Doolin pulled into the driveway of a house, hit a wooden fence, then fled on foot. After a short chase on foot, Doolin was taken into custody with the assistance of a law enforcement trained K9. In the immediate area where Doolin was arrested, law enforcement recovered several bags containing a total of more than 26 grams of icy methamphetamine. Officers also recovered methamphetamine and heroin from Doolin’s person. By July 24, 2020, Doolin had already had 59 convictions, including a previous federal conviction for a drug-related offense.

Doolin was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Judge CJ Williams. Doolin was sentenced to 157 months in prison. He must also serve an eight-year sentence of supervised release after the prison sentence. There is no parole in the federal system.

Doolin is being held in the custody of the United States Marshal until he can be transported to federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dillan Edwards and investigated by the Department of Cedar Rapids and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force consisting of the DEA; Linn County Sheriff’s Office; the Cedar Rapids Police Department; the Marion gendarmerie; and the Iowa Division of Counternarcotics.

Court records information at https://ecf.iand.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/login.pl.

The file number is 20-CR-00088.

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