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Council Bluffs Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced that on October 27, 2017, William J. Allen, a/k/a Billy Allen, 32, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was sentenced to 135 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Following the prison term, Allen will serve five years on supervised release.


Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Allen was responsible for the distribution of at least five kilograms (11 pounds) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln and Omaha areas between January of 2013 and August of  2016.  In August of 2016, a confidential informant working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) purchased approximately one ounce of nearly pure methamphetamine from Allen.


This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Updated November 9, 2017

Drug Trafficking