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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 20, 2015

Schuyler Man Charged with Distributing Methamphetamine Facing up to 40 years in Prison

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the unsealing of a 3 count Indictment charging Jose J. Nevarez, age 43, of Schuyler, Nebraska, with distributing methamphetamine. The maximum possible penalty for the offenses includes not less than 5 years and up to 40 imprisonment, a fine of up to $5 million, a term of supervised release of at least 4 years, and a $100 special assessment.

The Indictment alleges that on 3 separate dates, Nevarez distributed more than 5 grams of actual methamphetamine in Schuyler, Nebraska. Nevares is scheduled for his initial appearance in Federal District Court in Omaha on Monday February 23, 2015.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated February 27, 2015