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Scottsbluff Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Dillon Morgan, 24, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.  Chief United States Chief District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Morgan to 120 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system.  After his release from prison, he will begin a five-year term of supervised release.

Law enforcement, with the WING Task Force (Western Nebraska Intelligence Narcotics Group), utilized a confidential informant (CI) to purchase methamphetamine from Morgan.  On February 25, 2020, the CI purchased 29 grams of methamphetamine from Morgan.  On March 2, 2020, the CI purchased 30 grams of methamphetamine from Morgan.  On March 3, 2020, law enforcement arrested Morgan with two grams of meth.  Morgan was distributing methamphetamine to other individuals in the Alliance and Scottsbluff areas.

This case was investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol and the WING Task Force.

Updated February 18, 2022

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