Bluffs Man Gets 9 years on Drug Charges

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July 20th, 2011 by Doug Evans

A Council Bluffs man has been sentenced to over nine years in prison on drug charges,

Michael Tracy Snuttjer of Council Bluffs was sentenced to 109 months of prison for Conspiracy to Deliver Marijuana according to the US Attorney’s Office. After his prison term, US District Judge James Gritzner ordered Snuttjer to serve a four year term of supervised release. Snuttjer also forfeited to the government two Omaha condominiums as well as cash and other property.

On March 3, Snuttjer entered a guilty plea in Federal Court in Council Bluffs to Conspiracy to Deliver Marijuana in the amount of 100 kilograms or more. Investigators say Snuttjer obtained the marijuana from Mexico and brought it to Council Bluffs.

The investigation was conducted by the Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force, the Pottawattamie County Attorney’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotic Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, Internal Revenue Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.