Log In or Register
HomeLocal NewsState NewsSportsOpinionObituariesAgriculture
Quick Links
  Home
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin

Marketplace
  Display Ads
  Classifieds
  Dir. of Advertisers

Opinion

Facing gridlock, Italy turns to Norris’ proposal

Mail: Thanks from the Poe family

More opinion

Ag News

Guest opinion: Ethanol policy and the economy

UNL hosts climate agriculture workshop Nov. 19 in Holdrege

More Ag News


Email Article | Print Article
News - State/Regional News
 
Oklahoma woman gets 20 years-plus for meth conspiracy Tell North Platte what you think
 

A 36-year-old Oklahoma woman was sentenced Monday to 21 years, 10 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in North Platte, Kearney and Lexington.

NebraskaLand National BankYou've got a
facebook Request!
CLICK HERE!

U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg said Torria Kae Gonzalez, 36, of Oklahoma City, conspired to sell 500 grams or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine between November 2010 and April 2011.

Prosecutors said Gonzalez was responsible for the distribution of 3-11 pounds of methamphetamine. Persons from the North Platte area made trips to Oklahoma City to buy methamphetamine from Gonzalez, and brought the meth back to Nebraska for resale in the North Platte, Kearney, and Lexington areas.

Following her prison term, Gonzalez will serve five years on supervised release, Gilg said.

When Gonzalez was indicted, she initially faced a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment and a fine of up to $10,000,000.

The case was investigated by the CODE Task Force, consisting of law enforcement agencies throughout a 22-county area in west-central/southwest Nebraska, including the North Platte Police Department, Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office, Frontier County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).


Like this story to send to your facebook

The North Platte Bulletin - Published 11/6/2012
Copyright © 2012 northplattebulletin.com - All rights reserved.
Flatrock Publishing, Inc. - 1300 E 4th St., Suite F - North Platte, NE 69101
 
Show me Talk Back during this visit
 
 

Copyright © 2003 - 2014 northplattebulletin.com
All rights reserved.

Flatrock Publishing, Inc.
1300 E 4th St., Suite F
North Platte, NE 69101

 
Your Ip Address - 54.161.210.58
North Platte, Nebraska