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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

Thursday, February 14, 2019

FedEx Packages Intercepted by Law Enforcement Result in Ten-Year Prison Sentence

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that on February 14, 2019, Chief United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Jose Guzman-Ramirez to a term of imprisonment of 120 months, to be served in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.  Guzman-Ramirez pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, a felony offense. 

Investigators with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Omaha Field Division, and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office intercepted a FedEx delivery of packages containing approximately 10 pounds of methamphetamine.  Investigators successfully executed the delivery at a residence in Omaha, where Guzman-Ramirez and another defendant received the packages.  Investigators recovered the methamphetamine and more than $11,600 in United States Currency, which is subject to criminal forfeiture.  Guzman-Ramirez agreed to an order of removal by U.S. immigration authorities after serving his criminal sentence.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

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