Score:   1
Docket Number:   D-NE  8:18-cr-00287
Case Name:   USA v. Cruz
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United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 15 indictments charging 17 defendants. Indictments are charging documents that contain one or more individual counts that are merely accusations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

*          Macario Ahilon-Lorenzo, age 40, of Lexington, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation from on or about September 21, 2018, and on or about September 24, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Eulogio Banda Chavez, age 27, of Omaha, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation on or about June 19, 2018, following an aggravated felony conviction.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Alyas Bertucci, age 18, Taylor Morris, age 20, and Dajuan Parker, age 20, are charged with assault in Indian Country resulting in serious bodily injury on or about August 18, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment each, a $250,000 fine each, a 3-year term of supervised release each, and a $100 special assessment each.

*          Gustavo Chavez Rivera, age 26, of Bellevue, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation from on or about September 20, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Dawn D. Clover, age 53, of Lincoln, Nebraska, is charged in a six-count Indictment.  Counts 1-5 charges the defendant with Wire Fraud on or about November 3, 2014, and continuing through at least on or about October 3, 2017.  The Indictment alleges Clover defrauded victims of social security disability payments causing losses of $34,622.86.  Count 6 charges the defendant with conversion of another’s social security benefits, beginning in or around July, 2013 and continuing without interruption until in or around October, 2017.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted of Counts 1-5 is 20 years’ imprisonment for each count, a $250,000 fine for each count, a 3-year term of supervised release for each count, and a $100 special assessment for each count. The maximum possible penalty if convicted of Count 6 is 5 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Donald James Cox, Jr., age 42, of Lincoln, Nebraska, is charged in a three-count Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges the defendant with possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) beginning on or about January 1, 2018, to on or about August 6, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, not more than $10,000,000 fine, not less than a 5-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II of the Indictment charges the defendant with use of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense on or about August 6, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 5 years’ consecutive imprisonment, $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and $100 special assessment.  Count III of the Indictment charges the defendant with felon in possession of a firearm on or about August 6, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and $100 special assessment. There is also an allegation to forfeit United States currency seized on or about August 6, 2018. 

*          Tristen Lasley, age 21, is charged with strangulation in Indian Country resulting in bodily injury on or about September 10, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jose Luna-Reyes, age 35, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation from on or about October 10, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Tomas Mendoza-Hernandez, age 53, of Omaha, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation following a felony conviction on or about September 28, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Brittany Newton, age 25, of Omaha, Nebraska, is charged with obtaining Oxycodone by fraud on or about August 20, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 4 years’ imprisonment, $250,000 fine, 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Luis Alberto Olvera Garcia, age 35, of Omaha, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation from on or about September 10, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

 *          Cesar Pereira Castro, age 30, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation from on or about September 28, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

 *          Seth Perina, age 42, of Fremont, Nebraska, is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges the defendant with possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) beginning on or about September 5, 2018, to on or about September 11, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years’ imprisonment, $5,000,000 fine, 4-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II of the Indictment charges the defendant with use of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense on or about September 11, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is Life consecutive imprisonment, $250,000 fine, a 5-year term of supervised release, and $100 special assessment. There is also an allegation to forfeit United States currency seized on or about September 11, 2018.

*          Oscar Pineda-Medina, age 43, of Grand Island, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation following a felony conviction on or about October 3, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Elideth Ramirez Cruz, age 27, of Omaha, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation following a felony conviction on or about September 18, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Osvaldo Ramirez Hernandez, age 41, of Fremont, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation following a felony conviction on or about October 10, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Gustavo Valle, age 35, of Lincoln, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry after deportation from on or about September 20, 2018.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

 *          Frederick Alan Voight, of Richmond, Texas, is charged in a 20-count Indictment.  Counts 1-18 charges the defendant with Mail Fraud on or about Jun 25, 2012, and continuing through at least on or about May 3, 2015.  Counts 19-20 charges the defendant with money laundering, beginning in or around February 22, 2013, and continuing until in or around February 28, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted of Counts 1-18 is 20 years’ imprisonment for each count, a $250,000 fine for each count, a 3-year term of supervised release for each count, and a $100 special assessment for each count. The maximum possible penalty if convicted of Counts 19-20 is 10 years’ imprisonment for each count, a $2,000,000 fine for each count, a 3-year term of supervised release for each count, and a $100 special assessment for each count.

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Description: The fiscal year of the data file obtained from the AOUSC
Format: YYYY

Description: The code of the federal judicial circuit where the case was located
Format: A2

Description: The code of the federal judicial district where the case was located
Format: A2

Description: The code of the district office where the case was located
Format: A2

Description: Docket number assigned by the district to the case
Format: A7

Description: A unique number assigned to each defendant in a case which cannot be modified by the court
Format: A3

Description: A unique number assigned to each defendant in a case which can be modified by the court
Format: A3

Description: A sequential number indicating whether a case is an original proceeding or a reopen
Format: N5

Description: Case type associated with the current defendant record
Format: A2

Description: A concatenation of district, office, docket number, case type, defendant number, and reopen sequence number
Format: A18

Description: A concatenation of district, office, docket number, case type, and reopen sequence number
Format: A15

Description: The status of the defendant as assigned by the AOUSC
Format: A2

Description: A code indicating the fugitive status of a defendant
Format: A1

Description: The date upon which a defendant became a fugitive
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which a fugitive defendant was taken into custody
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date when a case was first docketed in the district court
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which proceedings in a case commenced on charges pending in the district court where the defendant appeared, or the date of the defendant’s felony-waiver of indictment
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: A code used to identify the nature of the proceeding
Format: N2

Description: The date when a defendant first appeared before a judicial officer in the district court where a charge was pending
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: A code indicating the event by which a defendant appeared before a judicial officer in the district court where a charge was pending
Format: A2

Description: A code indicating the type of legal counsel assigned to a defendant
Format: N2

Description: The title and section of the U.S. Code applicable to the offense committed which carried the highest severity
Format: A20

Description: A code indicating the level of offense associated with FTITLE1
Format: N2

Description: The four digit AO offense code associated with FTITLE1
Format: A4

Description: The four digit D2 offense code associated with FTITLE1
Format: A4

Description: A code indicating the severity associated with FTITLE1
Format: A3

Description: The FIPS code used to indicate the county or parish where an offense was committed
Format: A5

Description: The date of the last action taken on the record
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which judicial proceedings before the court concluded
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which the final sentence is recorded on the docket
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which the case was closed
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The number of days from the earlier of filing date or first appearance date to proceeding date
Format: N3

Description: The number of days from proceeding date to disposition date
Format: N3

Description: The number of days from disposition date to sentencing date
Format: N3

Description: The code of the district office where the case was terminated
Format: A2

Description: A code indicating the type of legal counsel assigned to a defendant at the time the case was closed
Format: N2

Description: The title and section of the U.S. Code applicable to the offense that carried the most severe disposition and penalty under which the defendant was disposed
Format: A20

Description: A code indicating the level of offense associated with TTITLE1
Format: N2

Description: The four digit AO offense code associated with TTITLE1
Format: A4

Description: The four digit D2 offense code associated with TTITLE1
Format: A4

Description: A code indicating the severity associated with TTITLE1
Format: A3

Description: The code indicating the nature or type of disposition associated with TTITLE1
Format: N2

Description: The number of months a defendant was sentenced to prison under TTITLE1
Format: N4

Description: A code indicating whether the prison sentence associated with TTITLE1 was concurrent or consecutive in relation to the other counts in the indictment or information or multiple counts of the same charge
Format: A4

Description: The number of months of probation imposed upon a defendant under TTITLE1
Format: N4

Description: A period of supervised release imposed upon a defendant under TTITLE1
Format: N3

Description: The fine imposed upon the defendant at sentencing under TTITLE1
Format: N8

Description: The total prison time for all offenses of which the defendant was convicted and prison time was imposed
Format: N4

Description: The total fine imposed at sentencing for all offenses of which the defendant was convicted and a fine was imposed
Format: N8

Description: A count of defendants filed including inter-district transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants filed excluding inter-district transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of original proceedings commenced
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants filed whose proceedings commenced by reopen, remand, appeal, or retrial
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants terminated including interdistrict transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants terminated excluding interdistrict transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of original proceedings terminated
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants terminated whose proceedings commenced by reopen, remand, appeal, or retrial
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants pending as of the last day of the period including long term fugitives
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants pending as of the last day of the period excluding long term fugitives
Format: N1

Description: The source from which the data were loaded into the AOUSC’s NewSTATS database
Format: A10

Description: A sequential number indicating the iteration of the defendant record
Format: N2

Description: The date the record was loaded into the AOUSC’s NewSTATS database
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: Statistical year ID label on data file obtained from the AOUSC which represents termination year
Format: YYYY

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