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Omaha Woman Sentenced for Distributing Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Carrie Yelton, 35, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on September 12, 2019, to 24 months in prison by United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. for distributing five grams or more of actual methamphetamine. In addition to her prison term, Yelton will serve 3 years of supervised release following her release from prison.

On March 7, 2018, law enforcement officers utilized a confidential informant to buy methamphetamine from Yelton.  The confidential informant purchased 21 grams of actual methamphetamine from Yelton for $550.  

This case was investigated by the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated September 13, 2019

Drug Trafficking