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Omaha Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Firearm Offenses

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA -- An Omaha, Nebraska man, Daniel James Haacke, age 35, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 160 months in prison for drug and firearms offenses. His term of imprisonment is to be followed by four years of supervised release.

According to court documents, Haacke pleaded guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking in February of 2021.

Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Council Bluffs Police Department, Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated July 21, 2021

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses