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Arizona Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Jorge Villarreal-Rojo today to a term of imprisonment of 72 months.  Villarreal-Rojo will serve a 2-year term of supervised release following his release from the Bureau of Prisons. There is no parole in the federal prison system. 

Villarreal-Rojo, 21, was convicted of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. On August 26, 2019, Villarreal-Rojo was stopped by the Omaha Police Department for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, officers seized approximately one ounce of marijuana and $11,300. Investigators received consent to search Villarreal-Rojo’s residence in Omaha and recovered approximately 13 pounds of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine was intended for distribution in the Omaha metropolitan area.  The money was forfeited to the United States.

The case was primarily investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Omaha Police Department.

Updated June 18, 2020

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