Sioux City Man, Aaron Louis Bryant Sentenced to Federal Prison for Meth
Caught after an altercation with law enforcement during a traffic stop
(STL.News) A man who possessed with intent to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced on January 27, 2021, to 10 years in federal prison.
Aaron Louis Bryant, age 32, from Sioux City, Iowa, received the prison term after an October 7, 2020, guilty plea to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a protected location.
At the guilty plea, Bryant admitted that on November 15, 2019, during a traffic stop, he got into an altercation with law enforcement. After law enforcement took defendant into custody, Bryant tossed a baggie of methamphetamine out of his pocket and made the comment “look what they threw on me.”
The baggie contained 3 smaller bags, each with methamphetamine inside. The three bags contained approximately 62 grams of actual methamphetamine. The incident happened within 1000 feet of the protected location of Dinosaur Park in Sioux City.
Bryant was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand. Bryant was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment.