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Mexican Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

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

United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Jose Adan Rodriguez-Meza, 39, of Mexico, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for his participation in methamphetamine drug trafficking. Chief United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Rodriguez-Meza to 135 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. After his release from prison, Lorenzo-Cruz will begin a five-year term of supervised release.

In February 2022, Rodriguez-Meza was identified by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Omaha Police Department as a bulk distributor of methamphetamine.  Using a confidential informant, investigators purchased a total of six pounds of methamphetamine on February 28, 2022, March 23, 2022, and April 8, 2022.  On April 8, 2022, a search warrant was executed on Rodriguez-Meza’s residence and an additional four pounds of pure methamphetamine were seized.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Omaha Police Department.


Susan Lehr - Chief, Drug Enforcement Unit (402) 661-3700

Updated May 17, 2023

Drug Trafficking