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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Michigan Women Sentenced To 120 Months Imprisonment

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Holly L. Nivens, 31, of Niles, Michigan was sentenced before Judge Jon E. DeGuilio, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in excess of 500 grams.

Nivens was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents filed in this case, in April of 2016 Nivens received several pounds of methamphetamine after learning of the location of a large quantity of methamphetamine from a friend she met in prison.  When released, she retrieved the quantity of methamphetamine, aided by other individuals, and then sold it.  Nivens was arrested with six bricks of methamphetamine in her vehicle. 

This case was prosecuted as a result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  This case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated October 27, 2016