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Omaha Man Sentenced to 68 Months for Possessing Dealer Quantities of Fentanyl

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

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Zakk L. Biggs, 32, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha by Chief United States Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., for possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more fentanyl.  Biggs received a sentence of 68 months’ imprisonment with a four-year term of supervised release to follow.  There is no parole in the federal system. 

On November 21, 2021, DEA agents intercepted a FedEx package that contained 2,000 fentanyl pills.  On November 23, 2021, agents did a controlled delivery of the package to the listed address. Carlos Rios-Alonso accepted the package and was then arrested.  Further investigation revealed that the ultimate recipient of the package was Biggs.  Biggs was arrested after arriving to meet with Rios-Alonso.

Rios-Alonso is currently set for trial on October 17, 2022.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Updated September 16, 2022

Drug Trafficking