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Omaha Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years for Dealing Drugs with a Gun

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

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Robert Wilson, 35, of Omaha Nebraska, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Brian C. Buescher for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and use of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. He received a total sentence of 62 months’ imprisonment. His term of incarceration will be followed by five years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.

On March 23, 2019, Omaha Police Department Gang Unit officers initiated a traffic stop on Wilson. In his vehicle, officers found 1.3g of cocaine and 416g of marijuana packaged in 14 bags containing roughly 1oz each, an electronic scale, numerous plastic Ziploc bags, and $697 in United States Currency. Officers located a Taurus Millennium PT 111 G2 handgun under the driver’s seat.

This case was investigated by Omaha Police Gang Unit as part of the Project Safe Neighborhood, a commitment to prevent gun and gang crime in America.

Updated May 8, 2020

Project Safe Neighborhoods
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses