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Omaha Man Sentenced for Possession of Methamphetamine

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on September 30, 2019, Mathew William Finken, age 44, was sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine by United States District Court Senior Judge Robert W. Pratt. Finken was sentenced to ten years in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release.

Finken was arrested by law enforcement with the Council Bluffs Police Department on January 25, 2019. At the time of his arrest, Finken was in possession of over 100 grams of methamphetamine, packaging materials and over $800. When

Finken pleaded guilty on April 15, 2019, he admitted he intended to sell the methamphetamine he had in his possession.

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


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated October 1, 2019

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