Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Trio Sentenced for Drug Robbery

Two Cedar Rapids men and one Cedar Rapids woman were sentenced in federal court today for their June 9, 2014, robbery of a drug dealer of his methamphetamine and cash. Leonard Landt, age 28, was sentenced to 77 months’ imprisonment in federal prison. Snofawn Torres, age 22, was sentenced to 44 months’ imprisonment in federal prison. Bart Waddell, age 26, was sentenced to 57 months’ imprisonment in federal prison.

All three were sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Chief Judge Linda R. Reade. Each defendant must also serve a 3-year term of supervised release after the prison term. There is no parole in the federal system.

All three are being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until they can be transported to a federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Patrick Reinert and Lisa Williams and investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Cedar Rapids Police
Department and the Drug Enforcement Task Force comprised of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force consisting of the DEA; the Linn County Sheriff's Office; the Cedar Rapids Police Department; the Marion Police Department; the Iowa City Police Department; and the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement.

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