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Man Sentenced for Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine on the Omaha Nation Indian Reservation

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

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that Easton Harlan, an enrolled member of the Omaha Nation, was sentenced Monday, May 13, 2019, by Senior United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp to 60 months’ imprisonment for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. There is no parole in the federal system.  Harlan will also serve a three-year term of supervised release after his prison term. Harlan was also sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment concurrent to the possession with intent to distribute charge for violating his supervised release on an earlier case.

Harlan, age 36, was living on the Omaha Nation Indian Reservation and was found in possession of approximately thirteen grams of methamphetamine.  He was Career Offender, having been convicted of a prior crime of violence and a prior controlled substance offense.

This case was investigated by the Omaha Nation Law Enforcement Services, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Updated May 20, 2019

Drug Trafficking
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