Nathan VanDerAa Pleads in Federal Court

Nathan VanDerAa

33-year-old Nathan VanDerAa, of Star City, plead guilty before a Federal Magistrate Judge on Thursday, October 20th.

VanDerAa plead guilty to the felony offense of being an Unlawful User of a Controlled Substance in Possession of a Firearm. Sentencing is set for January 27th, 2012. A charge of Manufacture of a Controlled Substance was dropped as part of his plea agreement.

These charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.