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Omaha Man Sentenced to more than 11 years in Prison for Possessing Methamphetamine and a Firearm

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

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Raymond A. Vanvalkenburg, 31, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on October 16, 2015, to 137 months in prison by Senior United States District Judge Joseph Bataillon. Vanvalkenburg had previously pled guilty after Omaha police officers arrested him on November 10, 2014, on an assault warrant. At the time of his arrest, Vanvalkenburg was found in possession of a baggie containing more than 8 grams of methamphetamine and a handgun.

Vanvalkenburg’s sentence was increased by 5 years because he possessed a firearm in connection with the methamphetamine. After serving his sentence Vanvalkenburg will be required to serve a Term of Supervised Release of 4 years.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Omaha Police Department.

Updated October 23, 2015

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