Omaha Man Sentenced to Prison for Methamphetamine Offense | USAO-SDIA
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – On March 3, 2021, Jeffrey Scott Leisure, 56, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced to 126 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, D. Westphal. Leisure was ordered to be released under custody for ten years to serve his sentence and pay a $ 100 special assessment to the Crime Victims’ Fund. Leisure pleaded guilty on October 9, 2020.
The Southwest Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force began investigating numerous indications relating to recreational activities in which several pounds of methamphetamine were distributed in the Council Bluffs and Omaha subway areas. At the same time, detectives from the Bellevue Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were making several controlled methamphetamine purchases with Leisure, which led to his arrest.
This investigation was conducted by Council Bluffs Police Department, Bellevue Police Department, Omaha Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Southwest Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force. The case was being prosecuted by the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.