Iowa Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Jail, $37.72 Fine in Beer Theft

A Sioux City man is paying a hefty price for stealing two cases of beer from a gas station.

According to court documents, Evan Lyons, 29, has been sentenced to consecutive 15-year prison terms for first-degree theft and assault while participating in a felony. In both instances, Lyons was charged as a habitual offender.

According to court documents, on Aug. 19, Lyons robbed a Kum & Go in Sioux City and assaulted a store clerk while attempting to run off with two cases of stolen Budweiser beer.

Lyons has also been ordered to pay $37.72 restitution to Kum & Go. He had pleaded guilty to the charges as part of a plea agreement.