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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that on January 15, 2019, Taffin Monae Nuss, 30, and currently an inmate at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women in York, Nebraska, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture between January of 2013, and April of 2017.  This sentence was ordered to run concurrent with (at the same time as) the remainder of a sentence of 4-10 years imposed by the Lancaster County District Court on March 1, 2018.  Following her prison term, Nuss will serve five years on supervised release.

Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Nuss was responsible for the distribution of at least 5 kilograms, (11 pounds) of methamphetamine mixture and at least 35 grams (1 ¼ ounces) of actual/pure methamphetamine.  In April of 2017, Nuss was stopped for driving on a suspended license.  During a search of her vehicle, at least 40 grams of actual methamphetamine were found.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated January 18, 2019