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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Grand Island, Nebraska, Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

DES MOINES, IA - On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Juan Carlos Gomez, age 20 of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 12 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Gomez was also ordered to serve a term of three years of supervised release following imprisonment, and pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund.

On May 7, 2013, Gomez was the driver of a vehicle that carried approximately 863.90 grams of a mixture containing methamphetamine. There were two other occupants in the vehicle, Alberto Anguiano and Thomas Lee Boswell, both of whom have pleaded guilty. Alberto Anguiano was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment, and Thomas Boswell is awaiting sentencing.

This investigation was conducted by the Iowa State Patrol, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa

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