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December Grand Jury

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

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 29 Indictments charging 32 defendants. Indictments are charging documents that contain one or more individual counts that are merely accusations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

*          Morgan C. Brown, age 24, of Fremont, Nebraska, and Pedro R. Torres, age 35, of Omaha, are charged with possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) on or about August 16, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $20,000,000 fine, 10-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  There is also an allegation to forfeit United States currency and a 2019 Chevrolet Malibu LS Sedan seized on or about August 16, 2019.      

*          Carmen Yobani Capellan De Martinez, age 64, is charged with false statement in an application for U.S. Passport beginning on or about May 17, 2012.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Michael Coffman, age 36, is charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person on or about December 3, 2019. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Marcus D. Dunn, age 25, is charged with possession of child pornography on or about April 6, 2019 through on or about November 15, 2019. Because of the prior child pornography conviction the maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a Life term of supervised release, a $100 special assessment, and a $17,000 additional special assessment. 

*          Carolina Estrada, age 20, of Tucson, Arizona, is charged with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to deliver 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) beginning in May 2019 and continuing through August 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $10,000,000 fine, 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  . 

*          Anthony Wayne Hall, age 64, is charged with bank robbery by force from an employee at First State Bank on or about November 21, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Socorro Gonzalez Hernandez, age 51, is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Counts I and II charge the defendant with felon in possession of a firearm on or about January 8, 2019 and again on November 20, 2019. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment each count, a $250,000 fine each count, a 3-year term of supervised release each count, and a $100 special assessment each count. 

*          Genaro Hernandez Rivas, age 48, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation following a felony conviction on or about February 19, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Luis Fernando Hernandez-Ortiz, age 22, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about November 18, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Raymundo Hernandez-Rubio, age 35, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about December 7, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $10,000,000 fine, 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Randall W. Hillman, age 68, of Palm Desert, California, is charged in a three-count Indictment.  Count I charges the defendant with possession of device making equipment on or about April 29, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 15 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II charges the defendant with using or trafficking in an unauthorized access device on or about April 26, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count III charges the defendant with possession of 15 or more counterfeit or unauthorized access devices on or about April 29, 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  There is also an allegation to forfeit United States currency seized on or about April 29, 2019.

*          Jack Jackson, age 45, of Omaha, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about August 4, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years’ imprisonment, $5,000,000 fine, 4-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Cassandra Jimenez, age 33, of Omaha, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about November 20, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $10,000,000 fine, 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Diego Juan Diego, age 27, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about November 13, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Isidro Lamadrid Morales, age 54, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about November 20, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Adrian Lemus Cruz, age 22, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about September 28, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Edward E. Lewis, age 37, of Omaha, and Donte M. Leeper, age 36, of Omaha, are charged in a four-count Indictment.  Count I charges the defendants with interference with commerce robbery by force from two employees at Sprint on or about October 28, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years’ imprisonment each, a $250,000 fine each, a 3-year term of supervised release each, and a $100 special assessment each.  Count II charges the defendants with brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence on or about October 28, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is  not less than 7 years’ to life imprisonment, a $250,000 fine each, a 5-year term of supervised release each, and a $100 special assessment each.  Count III charges Lewis with felon in possession of a firearm on or about October 28, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count IV charges Leeper with felon in possession of a firearm on or about October 28, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Roberto Luna-Nava, age 32, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about September 26, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $10,000,000 fine, 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  There is also an allegation to forfeit United States currency seized on or about September 26, 2019.   

*          Roman Mejia Dimayuga, age 36, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about November 14, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Maria De Jesus Mora De Rodriguez, age 54, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about November 22, 2019, following an aggravated felony conviction.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Mitchell Ryan Pond, age 37, of Lincoln, Nebraska, is charged in a three-count Indictment.  Count I charges the defendant with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to deliver 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) and 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) on or about November 1, 2018 and continuing to on or about July 10, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $20,000,000 fine, 10-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II charges the defendant with use of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime on or about July 2, 2019. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment consecutive to the conspiracy, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count III charges the defendant with felon in possession of a firearm on or about July 10, 2019. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Walter Omar Rivas-Molina, age 33, is charged in a two count Indictment.  Count I charges the defendant with falsely representing a Social Security number to be his on or about November 15, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 5 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II charges the defendant with fraud and misuse of visas, permits and other documents on or about November 15, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Gerardo Santiago Morales, age 41, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about December 4, 2019, following an aggravated felony conviction.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Tyler Shields, age 33, and Jesse Perez are charged with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to deliver 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about November 1, 2019 and continuing to on or about November 19, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $10,000,000 fine, 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Wallace Ray Swaim, Jr., age 59, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) on or about May 24, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $10,000,000 fine, 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          David A. Terry, age 55, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about October 25, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, $8,000,000 fine, 8-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Brandon D. Wolff, age 34, is charged with conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (mixture) on or about August 8, 2019 and continuing to on or about November 4, 2019.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years’ imprisonment, $5,000,000 fine, 4-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

Updated December 20, 2019