Motel Room Search Results in Federal Felony Drug Conviction and 81-Month Prison Sentence
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska
United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that on November 13, 2018, United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., sentenced Deshawn Trent to a term of imprisonment of 81 months, to be served in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Trent pleaded guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, a felony offense.
On August 9, 2017, Omaha Police Department narcotics investigators executed a search warrant at a motel room where Trent was staying in Omaha, Nebraska. Trent was present and was arrested after officers recovered more than 300 grams of methamphetamine from the room.
This case was initially investigated by the Omaha Police Department, with assistance from the Omaha Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Updated November 16, 2018