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Press Release

Omaha Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

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

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that George Buck, 34, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on July 26, 2023, in federal court in Omaha for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, fentanyl, and marijuana.  United States District Judge Brian C. Buescher sentenced Buck to 120 months of imprisonment.  There is no parole in the federal system.  After his release from prison, Buck will begin a five-year term of supervised release.

From July of 2016 to January of 2022, Buck was part of a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, fentanyl, and marijuana, in the Omaha area.  Buck was involved in the distribution of methamphetamine, fentanyl, and marijuana.  During the conspiracy, on October 2, 2017, law enforcement found Buck in possession of a Ruger LCP .380 handgun.  On October 8, 2020, and October 15, 2020, Buck sold fentanyl to a confidential informant.

Co-defendants Ty-Sean Nunn, Willis Parker, Anthony Hill-Gaines, Dominique Thomas, and Jerrell Jackson have all pleaded guilty to charges related to the conspiracy.  Thomas was sentenced on June 7, 2023, to 90 months of imprisonment.  The others are pending sentencing.  Only co-defendant Terrance Traynham is pending trial. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Omaha Police Department, and the Bellevue Police Department.


Matt Lierman; Chief, Drug Enforcement Unit (402) 661-3700

Updated July 28, 2023

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