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Man Arrested in West Point Sentenced in Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

Man Arrested in West Point Sentenced in Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Senior United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced Jose Feliciano Tovar-Quintero today to a term of imprisonment of 60 months. There is no parole in the federal prison system. Tovar-Quintero will be deported from the United States to Mexico after serving his prison term.

Tovar-Quintero, 41, was convicted of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine with Wilfredo Diaz-Lopez in the Omaha area between September and October 2019. Tovar-Quintero and Diaz-Lopez, driving separate cars, were observed by law enforcement meeting in a Menards parking lot in Omaha. Investigators later stopped Tovar-Quintero’s Tahoe in West Point, Nebraska. In a search that followed the traffic stop, investigators seized more than 200 grams of methamphetamine and $8,569.00 of drug proceeds from Tovar-Quintero.

Co-defendant Wilfredo Diaz-Lopez is scheduled to be sentenced on June 8, 2020.

The case was primarily investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Omaha Field Division, and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

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