United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 34 indictments charging 38 defendants.
Within these 34 indictments, several local Nebraskans have been charged.
Among them are Jaime Francisco Barraza, age 26, of Grand Island and David J. Hauser, age 43, of Overton, Nebraska. They are charged with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Barraza is also accused of distributing cocaine. The maximum possible penalty includes imprisonment of not less than 10 years and up to life, a $10 million fine, a five year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.
Eusevia Bueno, age 44, and Ruben Manzano, age 38, both of Hastings, Nebraska, are charged with similar counts related to drug distribution. If convicted they face imprisonment of not less than 10 years and up to life, a $10 million fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.
43-year-old Miguel Gonzalez-Herrera of Gering, along with Jose Hernandez-Solorio, age 35, Margarito Solorio-Tafolla, age 38 and Pablo Ruiz-Hernandez, age 32 all of Grand Island and Yubini Lopez-Vasquez, age 29, of Crete are charged with illegal reentry into the United States and face varying fines and prison time if convicted.