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Omaha Man Sentenced for Drug and Firearms Charges

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

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Darrell Hunter, 50, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. United States District Judge Brian C. Buescher sentenced Hunter to 180 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system.  After his release from prison, Hunter will serve a five-year term of supervised release.

On March 11, 2021, March 24, 2021, and April 6, 2021, a confidential informant purchased a total of 36 grams of methamphetamine from Hunter at his residence in Omaha. On April 13, 2021, investigators executed a search warrant at Hunter’s residence and located a total of 88 grams of methamphetamine along with three firearms, ammunition, and a scale.

This case was investigated by the Omaha Metro Drug Task Force.

Updated August 19, 2022

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses