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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

August Grand Jury

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 12 indictments charging 13 defendants. Indictments are charging documents that contain one or more individual counts that are merely accusations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

*          Randy Arnold, 50, of Omaha, is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges the defendant with receipt of child pornography from on and before August 25, 2015.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, supervised release for life and a $100 special assessment.   Count II of the Indictment charges Arnold with possession of child pornography on or about June 11, 2016. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, supervised release for life, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jose Agapito Rodriguez Castellanos, age 27, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation on or about August 8, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 2 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. 

*          William Alexander Garcia,  age 29, of Van Nuys, California,  is charged with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine on or about July 22, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, a $10,000,000 fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jose Iglesias-Gomez, age 43, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation on or about July 28, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Sherman Johnson, age 42, of Los Angeles, California and Sarkis Labachyan, age 35, of Glendale, California are charged with possession with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of a mixture containing cocaine on or about June 21, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, a $10,000,000 fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Greg Jones, age 51, of Fremont, Nebraska, and Robert Blevins, age 53, of Ames, Nebraska, are charged with possession with intent to distribute a mixture containing methamphetamine on or about May 18, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 30 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Thomas G. Mace, age 49, of Sioux City, Iowa is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges the defendant with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine.   The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years imprisonment, a $5,000,000 fine, a 4 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II of the Indictment charges Mace with attempt to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine.   The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years imprisonment, a $5,000,000 fine, a 4 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Joshue Jonatan Martinez Cordero, a/k/a Luis Gregory Chavez, a/k/a Josue Martinez, age 31, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation following an aggravated felony conviction on or about July 22, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Luis Ortiz-Bustamante, age 37, of Columbus, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation following an aggravated felony conviction on or about March 2, 2015.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Carlos Prada and Jorge E. Charry are charged with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine on or about May 10, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, a $10,000,000 fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Dale Rinabarger, age 41, of Omaha, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture of methamphetamine on or about July 7, 2016.    The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years imprisonment, a $5,000,000 fine, a 4 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jaime Sermeno Pacheco, age 33, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation on or about July 21, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 2 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. 

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Updated August 18, 2016