Lincoln Man Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on December 20, 2011, an indictment was unsealed charging Torria Kae Gonzalez, 35, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine between November of 2010 and April of 2011. Gonzalez was arrested in Oklahoma and had her first court appearance in federal court in Oklahoma City on December 20, 2011. Gonzalez was ordered held by the U.S. Marshals Service for transportation to the District of Nebraska for further proceedings.
If convicted, Gonzalez faces a minimum term of imprisonment of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment and a fine of up to $10,000,000. Following any prison term, she would serve at least five years on supervised release
This case was investigated by the CODE Task Force which is made up of law enforcement agencies throughout a 22-county area in west-central/southwest Nebraska and includes the North Platte Police Department, Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office, Frontier County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).