Omaha Man Sentenced to 188 Months’ Imprisonment for Possessing with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Daniel Cerna, Sr., age 38, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. Senior United States District Court Judge Joseph F. Bataillon sentenced Cerna to 188 months’ imprisonment. Cerna also forfeited all rights to $4,251 in U.S. currency seized during the investigation. After completing his term of imprisonment, Cerna will be required to serve an 8-year term of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.
On July 19, 2018, Omaha Police Officers executed a search warrant on Cerna’s Omaha residence. Inside officers found Cerna, approximately 23 grams of actual methamphetamine, drug scales, numerous unused baggies, and $4,251 in U.S. currency. While officers were conducting the search, Cerna made a voluntary statement that all the drugs in the house were his.
This case was investigated by the Omaha Police Department.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
District of Nebraska