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Motion filed to drop charges against Sioux City businessman


The State of Iowa has come to an agreement to dismiss all charges against Sioux City businessman Grady Marx.

60-year-old Marx, of the Marx Distribution trucking firm, was cleared of charges including theft, conspiracy, money laundering and criminal conduct.

The Iowa Attorney General's Office filed the motion to dismiss in district court, today.

Marx was accused of getting paid by former DOT employee, David Weigel, for mowing and maintenance he did not perform. Authorities believed the two men conspired to steal more than $400,000.  Criminal charges are still pending against Weigel.

As part of the agreement, Marx will provide evidence in the future investigation.Marx will also pay $100,000 in restitution.
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