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KEARNEY — An Overton man faces federal charges of distributing methamphetamine.

David J. Hauser, 43, is charged in U.S. Federal District Court in Lincoln with conspiring with others to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine beginning on or about July 2011 through July 2012.

David Hauser


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.

Late this morning, Hauser was being held at the Buffalo County Jail.

In Buffalo County Court, Hauser is charged with felony distribution of meth more than 1 ounce but less than 5 ounces on July 11. Hauser was arrested following a traffic stop for speeding and not having the proper license plate tags on the pickup he was driving.

During a search of the pickup, a Nebraska State Patrol trooper found two plastic bags containing a total of 1.5 ounces of suspected meth inside a pair of gloves.

His arrest on the Buffalo County case is part of the federal indictment.



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