WINNER — A Winner man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for possession of meth and distribution materials in October.
Warren Iron Heart, 20, pleaded guilty in January to one count of possession with intent to distribute meth while also in possession of drug transaction records, $750 in cash and assorted drug paraphernalia.
On Oct. 26, Winner police searched a West Fifth Street house as part of a separate investigation. In Iron Heart's bedroom were found a digital scale and an unlabeled prescription bottle containing baggies with a white substance in them.
Another search warrant was obtained to continue the search, which then uncovered 1.95 grams of meth, about 7.2 grams of marijuana, more than 45 plastic bags and other paraphernalia.
A juvenile female at the house showed police messages discussing drug transactions that had been exchanged on her phone earlier that day while Iron Heart had used it. The house was determined to be 69.3 feet from a nearby elementary school's property line, and during booking, officers found $750 with Iron Heart.
In addition to the charge for which he was ultimately convicted, Iron Heart was also charged with violation of a drug-free zone, possession of meth and possession of marijuana.
Iron Heart was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with one year suspended and credit for 90 days served. He was ordered to pay $156.50 in fines and court costs.