Mexican Citizen Illegally in the United States Sentenced as Methamphetamine Distributor | USAO-NE

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Daniel Chona-Romero, 34, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. to 60 months’ imprisonment for distributing methamphetamine.  Chona-Romero was also sentenced to a 3-year term of supervised release following his release from the Bureau of Prisons.  There is no parole in the federal prison system. Chona-Romero will be deported from the United States to Mexico after serving his prison term.

Chona-Romero sold methamphetamine to an FBI Confidential Human Source on two occasions, October 24, and November 1, 2018, yielding one ounce and two ounces, respectively.  A forensic laboratory analysis showed the methamphetamine sold to be 95% pure.  Chona-Romero was subsequently arrested by agents in Omaha. 

This case was investigated primarily by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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