COUNCIL BLUFFS MAN SENTENCED FOR POSSESSION OF FIREARM
(COUNCIL BLUFFS) A Council Bluffs man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for possession of a firearm.
According to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Iowa, United State District Judge John E. Jarvey has also ordered Bret David Hauptman to serve a three year term of supervised release following incarceration. Hauptman had entered a guilty plea in federal court in Council Bluffs on November 18, 2010, to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person for possessing a .22 caliber rifle on May 29, 2010.
On May 29th, Hauptman was found in possession of the rifle by officers with the Council Bluffs Police Department when they responded to a disturbance call at a residence in Council Bluffs, Iowa. During the investigation by the Council Bluffs Police Department it was determined that the Pottawattamie District Court had entered an Order of Protection on April 29, 2010, restraining Hauptman from harassing, stalking, or threatening his wife.
This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District
of Iowa. The investigation was conducted by the Council Bluffs Police Department, the
Pottawattamie County Attorney’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.