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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 30, 2014

Madison Man Sentenced to more than 7 Years Imprisonment for his Role in a Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Heroin, and Cocaine

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Heriberto Avila-Mercado of Madison, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 27, 2014, to 87 months in prison by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard. Avila-Mercado had previously pled guilty for his involvement in a conspiracy involving the distribution of multiple pounds of “ice” methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine in the Madison, Nebraska area dating back to January of 2002.

This case was the result of a joint investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Nebraska State Patrol, and Homeland Security Investigations.


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Updated January 29, 2015