COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal announced that Patrick Daniel Kampe, age 56, of Council Bluffs, was sentenced on February 3, 2021, by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 60 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Kampe pleaded guilty to the charge on September 21, 2020.
On May 12, 2020, a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Task Force Officer received a tip regarding a felon with warrants living in Council Bluffs who was in possession of a firearm. Kampe was located at the targeted residence and arrested. Officers located a loaded Glock 26 9mm pistol, small amounts of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia in the home.
This investigation was conducted by the Council Bluffs Police Department and the ATF. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.