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Omaha Man Sentenced to 174 Months for Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Justin Smith, 35, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on February 16, 2022, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. United States District Judge Brian C. Buescher sentenced Smith to 174 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. Upon his release from prison, Smith will begin a five-year term of supervised release.

On January 6, 2020, Omaha Police officers observed Smith sell 2 grams of methamphetamine. At the time, Smith had two prior convictions for distributing methamphetamine. A search of his residence recovered 85 grams of methamphetamine.

This case was investigated by the Omaha Police Department.

Updated February 18, 2022

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