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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Daniel Ariza-Garcia, to 10 years in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release.  Mr. Ariza-Garcia pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine on February 25, 2014.  Ariza-Garcia had been involved in the distribution of methamphetamine in the Lincoln and eastern Nebraska areas for several months. After his arrest, a search of Ariza-Garcia’s apartment uncovered nearly $40,000.00 in cash and 9.6 pounds of methamphetamine.  Ariza-Garcia is expected to be deported to his native Mexico after serving his prison sentence. This case was investigated by the FBI and the Lincoln/Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force.

Updated January 29, 2015