Purchasing 58 g of pseudo in 18 months does not violate Iowa law. Delivering that precursor to another with the knowledge that it will be used to manufacture methamphetamine is a criminal offense. Did the task force actually seize pseudo in your possession at any time? Or did they seize it from your ex? An admission without the
seizure of pseudo that you actually purchased for him it may not be enough to convict. If the task force
seized precursors from him, then they still need to prove you purchased that particular precursor for him. 58 g in 18 months in not illegal without proof of intent. You need to speak with an attorney who specializes in pseudoephedrine restriction law.
A confession isn't necessarily enough for a conviction. You must be proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Thus, it would be up to a judge or jury to decide whether the confession, together with whatever other evidence is presented, is sufficient to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Obviously, a confession, if admissible at trial, is strong evidence of your guilt.
A confession isn't enough for a conviction in a criminal case.
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Is there a question there? Can they charge him based solely on what you said here? No. Can they charge you? yes. They obviously have the store records of your purchases and your admissions.