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Bellevue Man Convicted of Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Steven Garcia, 27, of Bellevue, Nebraska, was sentenced on August 17, 2023, in federal court in Omaha for conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five grams or more of actual methamphetamine.  United States District Court Judge Brian C. Buescher sentenced Garcia to 35 months’ imprisonment.  He also ordered him to serve three years of supervised release after his release from prison. There is no parole in the federal system.

Between January 2020 and continuing through August 13, 2020, Garcia conspired with Fabiola Diaz to distribute methamphetamine in the Omaha area.  In particular, on January 14, 2020, law enforcement executed a search warrant of the residence that Garcia shared with Diaz and seized 22.6 grams of actual methamphetamine that Garcia and Diaz intended to distribute. 

On July 26, 2023, Fabiola Diaz was sentenced to 100 months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.


Matt Lierman - Chief, Drug Enforcement Unit  (402) 661-3700

Updated August 18, 2023