SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man who had been charged in connection with a December shooting was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for possession of methamphetamine.
Tray Ehlers, 26, pleaded guilty in Woodbury County District Court to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. He previously pleaded guilty to second-offense possession of a controlled substance.
As part of a plea agreement, charges of felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a dangerous weapon were dismissed. Charges of tampering with a witness and aggravated assault had been dismissed in March.
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Ehlers admitted that he possessed meth on Dec. 11 and was going to deliver it to another person.
He had been arrested that day in connection with the Dec. 7 non-fatal shooting of another man in the area of West Second and Leonard streets. After police pulled over the car Ehlers was driving, they found the meth, a 12-gauge shotgun shell and other drug paraphernalia.