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Date: 04-18-2019

Case Style:

United States of America v. Carlos Manriquez-Aviles

Case Number: 8:17-cr-00375-RFR-MDN

Judge: Robert F. Rossiter, Jr.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Nebraska (Douglas County)

Plaintiff's Attorney:

Defendant's Attorney: Joshua W. Weir

Description:




Omaha, NE - Council Bluffs Man Functions as Methamphetamine Trafficking Cell for Mexico-based Drug Trafficking, Sentenced to Imprisonment for Fourteen Years

Carlos Manriquez-Aviles was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 168 months, to be served in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Manriquez, 29 years old, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Use of Facilities in Interstate Commerce in Aid of Racketeering, and Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering.

In 2017, Manriquez distributed multi-pound quantities of methamphetamine in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area and laundered drug proceeds through a Wells Fargo Bank account on behalf of Mexican drug traffickers.

The case was primarily investigated by the Omaha Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigations.


Charges:


21:841(a)(1) and (b)(1) and 21:846 CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE AND POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)
(1s)

21:841(a)(1) and (b)(1) POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)
(3)

21:841(a)(1) and (b)(1) POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)
(3s)

18:1952(a)(1) and (a)(3) and 2 USE OF FACILITIES IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE IN AID OF RACKETEERING
(12s)

18:1956(h) CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MONEY LAUNDERING
(14s)

Outcome: 04/16/2019 189 MOTION to Dismiss Count(s) for FORFEITURE ALLEGATION by Attorney Amy B. Blackburn as to defendant(s) Carlos Manriquez-Aviles, Jorge Antonio Alonzo-Lopez, Roman Lazcano-Acosta, America Saucedo-Moreno, Lourdes Perez-Saucedo. (Blackburn, Amy) (Entered: 04/16/2019)
04/16/2019 190 ORDER that the government's Motion to Dismiss Forfeiture Allegation (Filing No. 189 ) is granted. The Forfeiture Allegation of the Superseding Indictment (Filing No. 57 ) is dismissed as to Carlos Manriquez-Aviles (1), Jorge Antonio Alonzo-Lopez (2), Roman Lazcano-Acosta (3), America Saucedo-Moreno (4), and Lourdes Perez-Saucedo (5). Ordered by Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. (JSF) (Entered: 04/16/2019)


21:841(a)(1) and (b)(1) and 21:846 CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE AND POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)
(1s) Defendant pleaded guilty to counts I, XII, and XIV of the Superseding Indictment and is hereby committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 168 months on Count I and Count XIV and 60 months on Count XII, all said terms to be served concurrently; 5 years of supervised release with special conditions on Count I and 3 years on Counts XII and XIV, all said terms to be served concurrently; and $300 special assessment.
21:841(a)(1) and (b)(1) POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)
(3) The Indictment and Counts II, III, IV, VI, VII, IX, and XIII of the Superseding Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
21:841(a)(1) and (b)(1) POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)
(3s) The Indictment and Counts II, III, IV, VI, VII, IX, and XIII of the Superseding Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1952(a)(1) and (a)(3) and 2 USE OF FACILITIES IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE IN AID OF RACKETEERING
(12s) Defendant pleaded guilty to counts I, XII, and XIV of the Superseding Indictment and is hereby committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 168 months on Count I and Count XIV and 60 months on Count XII, all said terms to be served concurrently; 5 years of supervised release with special conditions on Count I and 3 years on Counts XII and XIV, all said terms to be served concurrently; and $300 special assessment.
18:1956(h) CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MONEY LAUNDERING
(14s) Defendant pleaded guilty to counts I, XII, and XIV of the Superseding Indictment and is hereby committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 168 months on Count I and Count XIV and 60 months on Count XII, all said terms to be served concurrently; 5 years of supervised release with special conditions on Count I and 3 years on Counts XII and XIV, all said terms to be served concurrently; and $300 special assessment.

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