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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

July Grand Jury

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 9 indictments charging 10 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.

*          Uriel Cabrera-Reyes, age 25, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about July 11, 2016.  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. 

*          Arturo Garcia, age 34, of Walthill, is charged with assault by strangulation of an intimate partner or spouse on or about July 5, 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. 

*          Abel Lopez-Perez, age 46, of Grand Island, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about February 8, 2016.  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. 

*          James Manske, age 28, of Omaha and Alex Pearson,  age 28, of Elkhorn, are charged in a two-count Indictment.  Counts I and II of the Indictment charge the defendants with harboring illegal aliens on or about July 18, 2016 and continuing to on or about March 17, 2016 and on or about April 8, 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 for each count. 

*          Wyatt Metoyer, age 19, of Omaha, is charged with user in possession of a firearm on or about May 30, 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. 

*          Sergio Rodriguez Ruiz, age 29, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States after an aggravated felony conviction on or about July 7, 2016.  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. 

*          Eric Sayer, age 27, of Lincoln, is charged with failure to register as a sex offender between on or about May 2015 and June 2016.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, supervised release for life and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Justo Soria-Andrade,  age 47, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about May 9,  2016.  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. 

*          James Washington, a/k/a James Plunkett; a/k/a James A. Plunkett; a/k/a James A. Plunkett, Jr.; a/k/a James A. Plunkett III, age 30, of Omaha, is charged with felon in possession of a firearm on or about June 14, 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. 

 

 

 

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Updated July 21, 2016