Federal grand jury returns indictments

2010-10-20T14:28:00Z 2010-10-20T14:30:10Z Federal grand jury returns indictmentsBy the Lincoln Journal Star JournalStar.com
October 20, 2010 2:28 pm  • 

The federal grand jury for Nebraska recently returned indictments charging 32 defendants, according to U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg.

Among them are three with specific ties to Southeast Nebraska and seven with no town of residence listed.

* Alejandro Artemio Alcala, 24, Lincoln, was charged in a three-count indictment alleging he distributed and possessed with intent to distribute 5 grams or more methamphetamine on June 28 and July 13 and a detectable amount Sept. 20. If convicted, he faces five to 20 years in prison on each of the first two charges, and up to 20 years on the third.

* Randy L. Baker, 52, of Alliance, Ohio, was charged in a two count indictment with possessing with intent to distribute marijuana and felon in possession of a firearm in connection to a stop June 19 along Interstate 80 near Lincoln in which 4.6 pounds of marijuana and a 7.62 caliber SKS rifle and Helwan 9mm handgun were discovered. He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted. The government also is seeking the forfeiture of any and all property derived from drug proceeds, including the 2007 Dodge Caravan he was driving June 19.

* Carlos Cano-Lopez, 36, of Tecumseh, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about Sept. 1, after being deported following conviction for an aggravated felony. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison.

* Jesus Leon Aguirre, 21, is accused of conspiring to distribute 500 grams or more of meth from January 2009 to Oct. 5, 2010, and less than 50 grams of meth on Sept. 30 and Oct. 5. If convicted, he faces 10 years to life.

* Sabino Barranco-Ruiz is charged in a two-count indictment alleging misuse of an Alien Registration Receipt Card as evidence of lawful employment in the U.S on Feb. 20, 2007, and misuse of a Social Security Number. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years of imprisonment.

* Eulogio Barron-Valdez, also known as Alexander Sanchez, 35, was charged with possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of meth, being an alien unlawfully in the country in possession of a firearm and unlawful re-entry. If convicted, he faces imprisonment of 10 years to life. The indictment also seeks the forfeiture of $700 and $251.52 seized from the defendant Sept. 26.

* Salvador Cortez-Maltos, 56, is charged with illegal re-entry into the U.S. on or about Sept. 15, following deportation as a felon. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years imprisonment.

* Miguel Gallarzo-Hernandez, 32, is charged with illegal re-entry into the U.S. on or about Sept. 25, after being deported following conviction for an aggravated felony. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years imprisonment.

* Pedro Gallegos-Carmona, 48, is charged with misuse of a Social Security card and a Texas identification card as a requirement of the employment verification system; with falsely claiming U.S. citizenship; and misuse of a Social Security number on or about April 7, 2009. If convicted, he faces up to 13 years imprisonment.

* Sergio Martinez-Maciel, 24, is charged with misuse of a Social Security card and a Texas identification card as a requirement of the employment verification system; with falsely claiming U.S. citizenship; and misuse of a Social Security number on or about July 7, 2008. If convicted, he faces up to 13 years imprisonment.

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