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Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Senior United States District Judge Richard G. Kopf sentenced Angelo Benjamin Ybarra today to ten years and one month, (121 months), in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine between July of 2017 and March of 2019.  Information provided to law enforcement indicated Ybarra, 39, of Lincoln, was responsible for the distribution of at least 1.5 kilograms (approximately three pounds) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area during that time-frame.  

On March 11, 2019, a search warrant was executed at Ybarra’s Lincoln residence.  During that search, officers found more than 26 ounces of methamphetamine, a handgun and more than $15,000 in cash.

Following the prison term, Ybarra will serve five years on supervised release.  Ybarra will also forfeit $15,867.01 in cash to the United States of America.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force.


Updated October 18, 2019

Drug Trafficking