Katherine Elizabeth Lynn, age 29, Shenandoah, Iowa, was sentenced on Monday, February 8, 2016 in Fremont County District Court to ten years in prison for methamphetamine distribution.

Katherine Elizabeth Lynn, age 29, Shenandoah, Iowa, was sentenced on Monday, February 8, 2016 in Fremont County District Court to ten years in prison for methamphetamine distribution.

Lynn entered a plea of guilty to a Fremont County felony charge and a Page County felony charge, both involving the distribution of methamphetamine in Shenandoah, Iowa. Lynn will not be eligible for parole until she has served at least one-third of her sentence under Iowa’s mandatory minimum sentencing law.


On August 18, 2015, the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Shenandoah Police Department, conducted a narcotics investigation where Lynn exchanged methamphetamine for prescription drugs in Shenandoah, Iowa. Lynn was subsequently arrested in Page County in connection with the investigation and found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

On November 26, 2015, the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted another narcotics investigation where Lynn conspired to exchange methamphetamine for cash.

Lynn was arrested in early January 2016 on a Fremont County arrest warrant and has remained in custody at the Fremont County Law Enforcement Center. Lynn is currently awaiting transportation to the Iowa Correctional Facility for Women at Mitchellville to serve her ten year sentence.


This case was investigated by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Shenandoah Police Department. Fremont County Attorney Corey Becker and Page County Attorney Carl Sonksen prosecuted the case.