G.I. Man Sentenced for Meth Distribution


AGrand Island man convicted of distributing meth in August has been sentenced.

35-year-oldNoe Loera to five years in prison followed by four years of supervised release,and a fine of $100.

Evidenceshowed a police informant contacted Loera in September of 2010 to purchaseabout a half ounce of methamphetamine. The police were able to conductsurveillance while the informant met with Noe Loera and Jesus Samaniego at NoeLoera's home in Grand Island.

JesusSamaniego, also at the meeting, pled guilty earlier to a related charge.