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After decades of crime, one of Iowa's most notorious contractors gets 20 years behind bars

Posted on AllSides March 13th, 2024
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For years, contractor Jeremey Lawson took advantage of numerous customers in Iowa and several other Midwest states, defrauding them out of thousands of dollars for jobs he never completed. But this week, the longtime felon received a stiff prison sentence of 20 years in connection with a crime spree in Bloomfield, where he and another felon burglarized businesses and robbed local Amish while they were in church on a Sunday in March 2023. Lawson, 48, and alleged accomplice Michael Diedrick II broke into several businesses, including Wagler Metals, Hwy. 2...

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