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Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and Cocaine

March 7, 2013

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on March 7, 2013, Martin Daniel Sanchez Martinez, age 21 of Lincoln, was sentenced to four years and nine months (57 months) in federal prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine between July of 2011 and April of 2012.  Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Montoya was responsible for the distribution of at least 50 grams of methamphetamine mixture, at least 35 grams of actual methamphetamine, and less than 25 grams of cocaine during that time frame in the Lincoln area.  On 13 occasions between December of 2011 and April of 2012, Martin Daniel Sanchez Martinez delivered methamphetamine and/or cocaine to an undercover Lincoln Police officer.   

Following the prison term, Martinez will serve three years on supervised release.

The matter was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force, which includes officers of the Lincoln Police Department, the Lancaster County Sheriff=s Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department.



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