Man from Mexico sentenced for intent to distribute methamphetamine
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A 35-year-old man from Jalisco, Mexico, was sentenced in a federal court on Friday for possessing with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.
Court documents reveal Octavio Padilla-Garcia, 35, was sentenced to 48 months imprisonment to be followed by a two-year term of supervised release.
Reports show the Nebraska State Patrol stopped Padilla-Garcia on Interstate 80 in Dawson County for a traffic violation on Feb. 19. Law enforcement states that numerous indicators of criminal activity were observed, leading to a search of the vehicle.
During the search, police report finding 26 pounds of methamphetamine and 136 grams of fentanyl.
There is no parole in the federal system.
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