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Colorado Woman 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 Jenna Lynn Martinez, 34, of Denver, Colorado, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison by United States District Judge Brian C. Buescher for possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine (actual). There is no parole in the federal system. Upon her release from prison, Martinez will serve four years of supervised release.  She will also forfeit $16,747.00 in U.S. currency.

On July 16, 2019, a Nebraska State Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop in Dawson County, Nebraska, in which Martinez and Jesus Noel Garfio, also of Denver, Colorado, were found in possession of 26 grams actual methamphetamine, 53 grams of heroin and $16,747 in U.S. currency.  Garfio has entered a plea of guilty and is scheduled for sentencing in April.

This case was investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol.

Updated March 13, 2020

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