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

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Dakota City Woman Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Lupe Cortez, 35, of Dakota City, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 22, 2015, to 51 months in prison by United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp. Cortez had previously pled guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute more than 50 grams of Methamphetamine for her involvement in a conspiracy to distribute multiple pounds of methamphetamine in the South Sioux City, Nebraska, area. After serving her sentence Cortez will be required to serve a Term of Supervised Release of 5years.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Nebraska State Patrol.

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Updated June 26, 2015