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Council Bluffs Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking and Firearm Offenses

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - On October 31, 2017, Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Travis Wayne Clark, 27, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, heather Jean Reekrto 60 months in prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and a consecutive 60 months for possession of a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking offense, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Clark will serve four years of supervised release following imprisonment.


Clark entered a guilty plea to the two charges on June 5, 2017. The convictions resulted from an investigation that began with a traffic stop conducted by Council Bluffs Police Department. Located in a vehicle that Clark was driving was methamphetamine, approximately $1,000, along with methamphetamine distribution paraphernalia. In addition, law enforcement found a loaded 9mm handgun on Clark. 


This matter was investigated by the Council Bluffs Police Department and the Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa. 




Learn more about this release by calling Kevin E. VanderSchel at 515-473-9300, or by emailing him at (link sends e-mail).




Updated November 1, 2017

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses