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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Indictments Unsealed in Illegal Oxycodone Prescription Conspiracy

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that arrests were made and indictments unsealed for the following individuals:

Derek Durae, Melissa Glass, and Eddie Glass, all of Omaha, were each charged in a one count indictment with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute Oxycodone and Morphine.  The maximum penalty is 20 years imprisonment, a fine of $1,000,000, and 3 years of supervised release.

Daniel Bribiesca of Omaha was charged in a two count indictment with distributing fentanyl which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment, a fine of $1,000,000, and 3 years of supervised release.

James Buchholz and Ian Lybarger, both of Omaha, were each charged in a one count indictment with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute Oxycodone and hydromorphone.  The maximum penalty is 20 years imprisonment, a fine of $1,000,000, and 3 years of supervised release.

Jonathan Perez and Jessica Bruce, both of Omaha, were each charged in a one count indictment with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute Oxycodone .  The maximum penalty is 20 years imprisonment, a fine of $1,000,000, and 3 years of supervised release.

Leonardo Brito-Perez, of Omaha, and Chris Humphrey of LaVista, were each charged in a one count indictment with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute Methadone.  The maximum penalty is 20 years imprisonment, a fine of $1,000,000, and 3 years of supervised release.

This investigation was part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s drug diversion task force targeting illegal oxycodone and other prescriptions.  Also assisting in the arrests was the United States Marshals Service.

Updated January 29, 2015