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Omaha Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – An Omaha, Nebraska man, Ronald Wayne Reed II, age 37, was sentenced on Thursday, November 3, 2022, to 120 months in prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.

On March 28, 2021, the Mills County Sheriff’s Department received information that Reed and his co-defendant, Anisha Luna, were planning to deliver an ounce of methamphetamine to a confidential source at a McDonald’s parking lot in Glenwood, Iowa. Deputies surveilled the McDonald’s and saw Luna and Reed arrive in a car. After a probable cause search, deputies found over five grams of methamphetamine in possession of Luna and Reed, which they intended to distribute. Investigation showed that Luna and Reed had distributed over a pound of methamphetamine.

Anisha Luna, age 33 of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on August 3, 2022 to 96 months in prison.

United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Mills County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and Southwest Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force investigated the case. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Southern District of Iowa.


MacKenzie Tubbs
Public Information Officer

Updated November 5, 2022

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