Clinton County courthouse

CLINTON- The State of Iowa will recommend a Davenport man be incarcerated for a felony drug charge.

Brandon M. Bodenhofer, 37, appeared Nov. 7 in Clinton County District Court and pleaded guilty to one count of failure to affix Iowa drug tax stamp, A Class D felony. The plea is an open plea.

The plea agreement says the State and Bodenhofer will recommend incarceration up to five years and the minimum fine, surcharges, costs and attorney fees. The State will not seek enhancement as a habitual offender pursuant to Iowa Code as originally charged, the plea agreement says.

Bodenhofer will be responsible for restitution resulting from all counts alleged in the trial information. The State will dismiss one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, namely methamphetamine, a Class B felony, at sentencing with costs assessed to Bodenhofer.

Sentencing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Dec. 5.