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Omaha Man Sentenced for Selling Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Edward Bean, 53, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on December 9, 2020 in federal court for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. United States District Judge Brian C. Buescher sentenced Bean to 130 months’ incarceration to be followed by five years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.

On February 27, 2020, Omaha Police utilized a confidential informant to purchase methamphetamine from Bean at his home. Officers then obtained a search warrant. During a search of Bean’s home, officers found 80 grams of actual methamphetamine and a digital scale. In a post-arrest interview, Bean admitted to distributing methamphetamine.

This case was investigated by the Omaha Police Department.

Updated December 11, 2020

Drug Trafficking