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Harlan Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – Stormy Shaye Cole Trucke, age 29 of Harlan, was sentenced on September 7, 2022, to 42 months in prison following his plea to a charge of Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm.

In June 2021, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at Trucke’s residence and observed drug paraphernalia. Officers obtained a search warrant and located a loaded firearm, assorted ammunition, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Trucke is prohibited from possessing firearms due to a prior felony conviction and as a drug user.

United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Harlan Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.


MacKenzie Tubbs

Updated September 27, 2022

Firearms Offenses