A Westside man has pled guilty to conspiring to selling over 100 pounds of methamphetamine and possessing a firearm.

Robert “Bobby” Whitenack, 37, from Westside, Iowa, a felon, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm during and in furtherance of the methamphetamine conspiracy.

A release from the  Northern District of Iowa U.S. Attorney’s Office says that Whitenack admitted in a plea agreement to having conspired to distributing  over 100 pounds of methamphetamine from January 2014 through May 2017.

He reportedly admitted to making trips to Denison, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska to pick up one pound of meth, as well as recruiting four more people to do the same thing.

In January 2016, Whitenack admitted to having a coconspirator to pick up about $10,000 in cash from a customer in Milford so that Whitenack could pay his source. Whitenack also In admitted that, in February 2017, he possessed a GSG, MP5, .22-caliber firearm to further the conspiracy. 

Whitenack remains in custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing.  He faces a sentence of 25 years to life in prison, a $20,000,000 fine, and 10 years of supervised release following any imprisonment.