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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

Monday, July 15, 2013

Omaha Man Sentenced in Crack Conspiracy

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Diwancha Brown, 39, formerly of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today in Lincoln, Nebraska, to 21 years and 10 months in prison by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard, for Conspiracy to distribute over 280 grams of cocaine base (crack cocaine).  After completion of his prison sentence, Mr. Brown will serve a 5 year term of supervised release.

Brown sold crack cocaine from apartments in the near south are of Lincoln with, among others, his co-defendant, Teresa Liggins, from early 2011 to approximately May of 2012.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln Police Department.

Updated January 29, 2015