Four men from the Mason City area have been sentenced in connection with a meth-making operation. Each of the four men pled guilty to conspiring to make the illegal drug methamphetamine. Prosecutors say the four men bought the pills that are a key ingredient for making meth; three of them gave the pills to the meth-makers in exchange for the product.
Twenty-two-year-old Lucas Steven Wilder of St. Ansger got the longest sentence — 63 months in a federal prison. Nineteen-year-old Josephne Angel Luna the Third of Mason City and 20-year-old Eric Thomas Hart of Mason City were sentenced to 51 months in prison. Forty-nine-year-old Bryan Keith Whitney of Mason City was sentenced to 37 months in prison.