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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Southern District of Iowa
Richard D. Westphal, United States Attorney
Contact: MacKenzie Tubbs,
For Immediate Release
Friday, December 15, 2023

Council Bluffs Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Drug and Firearm Charges

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — A Council Bluffs man was sentenced yesterday to five years in federal prison for possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of cocaine and marijuana with the intent to distribute it.

According to public court documents, Terrance Tethur Yager, 58, was on probation when probation officers visited his home and found cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, mushrooms and prescription pills in his garage and a loaded pistol in his truck. After completing his prison term, Yager will be required to serve a five-year term of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.

U.S. Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Council Bluffs Police Department investigated the case.


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