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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

* Supplemental Release * Fentanyl Overdose Case Sentenced

 

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – This supplemental release to the previously distributed November 8, 2017, release, “Fentanyl Overdose Case Sentenced,” seeks to clarify the charges upon which each defendant has been sentenced. 

 

Charles Jesse Beuterbaugh, 30, of Pottawattamie County, Dustin C. Sullivan, 27, of Council Bluffs, and, Cody Lanus, 31, of Omaha, Nebraska, were each convicted of conspiracy to distribute at least 400 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing fentanyl, a Schedule I controlled substance, which resulted in the reasonably foreseeable death of a 20-year-old male and serious bodily injury to another male. 

 

Michael David Redmond, Jr., 22, of Council Bluffs, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute at least 400 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing fentanyl, a Schedule I controlled substance.

 

All defendants charged in this case have entered guilty pleas. To date, United States Senior District Court Judge James E. Gritzner has sentenced Beuterbaugh to 240 months in prison; Sullivan to 162 months in prison; Lanus to 144 months in prison; and, Redmond, Jr. to 120 months in prison. Amanda N. Pandis and Walter John O’Donohue, III are scheduled to be sentenced in February of 2018.  

                                                                                                                     

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Learn more about this release by calling Kevin E. VanderSchel at 515-473-9300, or by emailing him at Kevin.VanderSchel@usdoj.gov (link sends e-mail).

 

 

 

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated November 14, 2017