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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Texas Man Sentenced to 15 Years and 8 Months Imprisonment for Distributing Cocaine in Nebraska

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on December 30th, 2104, Laron Gray was sentenced by the Honorable Chief United States District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp to a term of 15 years and 8 months imprisonment, which will be followed by 4 years of supervised release.  On June 30, 2014, Gray, who is 37 years old and from Fort Worth, Texas, pleaded guilty to distribution of 28 grams or more of cocaine base (i.e. crack cocaine) on December 12th, 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska.  Evidence at the sentencing hearing showed that Gray would regularly arrange for large quantities of cocaine base to be delivered to people in Omaha Nebraska.  On December 12th, 2013, Gray sold approximately 4 ounces of cocaine base to an undercover officer.  Evidence adduced at the sentencing hearing also showed that Gray’s prior criminal record included convictions in Dumas, Arkansas for violent felony offenses including aggravated assault and battery.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Greater Omaha Safe Streets Task Force.
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Updated February 4, 2015