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Carter Lake Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – A Carter Lake man was sentenced on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, to 114 months in prison following his plea of guilty to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

Jeremy Allen Bothwell, 35, conspired with other individuals in the sale and distribution of cocaine in Omaha, Nebraska and Carter Lake, Iowa between June 2021 and March 2022. Bothwell stored and distributed cocaine from his Carter Lake residence. Bothwell also instructed others to conceal cocaine in an attempt to avoid law enforcement detection.

Following his prison sentence, Bothwell must serve a five-year term of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.

United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Drug Enforcement Administration, Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force, Council Bluffs Police Department, and Omaha, Nebraska Police Department investigated the case.


MacKenzie Tubbs
Public Information Officer 

Updated November 16, 2023

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