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Grand Island Man Sentenced to 10 Years’ Imprisonment for Drug Conviction

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

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Nicholas Holder, 43 of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. Chief United States District Court Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Holder to 120 months’ imprisonment. After completing his term of imprisonment, Holder will be required to serve a five-year term of supervised release as there is no parole in the federal system.

On January 6, 2021, a Butler County Deputy Sheriff was dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch in rural Butler County, Nebraska. The deputy contacted the vehicle operated by Holder, who was passed out behind the wheel with his vehicle running.  While being investigated for driving under the influence, Holder gave permission to search his vehicle which revealed approximately 13 ounces of methamphetamine, along with user quantities of mushrooms and marijuana.

This case was investigated by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol.

Updated September 28, 2022

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