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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 15, 2014

Omaha Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Possessing a Firearm while Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Steven Payment of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on September 15, 2014, to 15 years in prison by United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp. Payment had previously pled guilty for his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute multiple pounds of methamphetamine in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. Payment’s sentence was increased 5 years as he was found to have possessed a handgun during the course of the conspiracy. After serving his sentence, Payment will be required to serve a Term of Supervised Release of 5 years.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office.


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