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Omaha Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Offense

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – An Omaha, Nebraska man was sentenced September 18, 2023 to 151 months in prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.

According to public court documents, Timothy James Monte, 58, was stopped for a traffic violation in November of 2022 in Council Bluffs. A search of Monte’s vehicle resulted in the seizure of approximately 6.5 ounces of pure methamphetamine.

Monte must serve a five-year term of supervised release following the prison term. There is no parole in the federal system.

United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement investigated the case.


MacKenzie Tubbs
Public Information Officer 

Updated September 21, 2023

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