(Council Bluffs) A Council Bluffs man was sentenced Friday for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa says 35-year-old Patrick Lawrence Estrada was sentenced to 77 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Estrada pled guilty on November 1, 2013, to the charge, which was the result of an investigation conducted by the Council Bluffs Police Department into a disturbance at a retail store on April 21, 2013. The investigation determined that Estrada possessed a .40 caliber Springfield semi-automatic firearm in his car’s glove box. Estrada has been prohibited from possessing a firearm since 2003.
The investigation was conducted by the Council Bluffs Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.