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Colorado Woman Sentenced for 15 Pounds of Methamphetamine

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

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Angelica Ramos Torres Villa, 31, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was sentenced today in federal court in Lincoln, Nebraska, for possessing with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine mixture.  Senior United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Torres Villa to 96 months’ imprisonment.  There is no parole in the federal system.  After her release from prison, she will begin a 4-year term of supervised release. 

On June 26, 2022, deputies with the Seward County Sheriff’s Office stopped Torres Villa for a traffic violation.  During the stop, a drug detection dog was deployed and indicated to the odor of drugs inside the vehicle.  A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in 15 pounds of methamphetamine found hidden behind removable panels.  Torres Villa had injuries on her arms consistent with putting the methamphetamine in the hidden locations.

This case was investigated by the Seward County Sheriff’s Office.


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

Updated September 26, 2023