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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 Deborah R. Gilg announced that on December 4, 2015, Miguel Angel Alvarez, 47, was sentenced to 14 years (168 months) in prison for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine in the Lincoln area between January of 2013 and April of 2014.  Following the prison term, Alvarez will serve five years on supervised release.

In November of 2013, Alvarez sold methamphetamine on two occasions to an undercover officer for a total of approximately nine grams.  Information provided to law enforcement indicated that over the course of the conspiracy, Alvarez was responsible for the distribution of at least 15 kilograms, (33 pounds), of methamphetamine.

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

Updated December 11, 2015

Drug Trafficking