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Pottawattamie County Woman Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced that on October 8, 2019, 53 year old Laura Lynn Schubert was sentenced by District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. Schubert was sentenced to imprisonment for 92 months followed by a term of supervised release for 5 years.

In October 2018, an Iowa State Trooper made a traffic stop of the vehicle Schubert was driving. Schubert was in possession of 90 grams of methamphetamine. A search warrant was obtained for her residence where officers located an additional 340 grams of methamphetamine. Schubert pled guilty to this charge in June 2019. Schubert has a prior federal felony conviction for distribution of a controlled substance in 2004.

This case was investigated by the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Department of Narcotics Enforcement and the Council Bluffs Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated October 8, 2019

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