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Davenport Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Import Synthetic Ecstasy

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A Davenport man has been sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to import synthetic ecstasy. Christopher B. Engelbrecht, 27 of Davenport, was sentenced to 11 years for trying to import 4-MEC, also known as 'shrimp.'

He'll serve 135 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. He's been in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service since his arrest in October 2012.

He pled guilty to three charges, conspiracy to import into the U.S. 4-MEC, conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 4-MEC.

The charges resulted from an investigation by the Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group; the Moline Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The case was prosecuted by Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney John K. Mehochko. 


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