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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Papillion Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney, Deborah R. Gilg, announced that on September 22, 2016, Casey Eugene Knudsen, 22, of Papillion, was sentenced to 10 years (120 months) in prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing methamphetamine between July of 2014 and January of 2016.  Following the prison term, Knudsen will serve five years on supervised release.

Information obtained by law enforcement indicated that Knudsen was responsible for the distribution of at least 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln and Omaha areas.  On January 5, 2016, Omaha Police officers executed a search warrant at an Omaha business, owned in part by Knudsen, and found approximately 17 grams of methamphetamine, items commonly used in drug distribution, and several firearms. 

This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force, the Omaha Police Department and the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated October 3, 2016