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23-Year-Old Omaha Man Sentenced for Robbing Post Office

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 10, 2009
  • District of Nebraska (402) 661-3700

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg, The Lincoln Police Department, Lancaster county Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announce the following information for the attention of the media:

Event Triggering this Release:

A federal jury returned a guilty verdict against Jonair Tyreece Moore on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. During the trial, which began December 7, 2009, the government presented a number of witnesses who testified to conspiring with Moore to distribute cocaine and 50 grams or more of crack cocaine in Nebraska. The Honorable Warren K. Urbom, United States Senior District Judge, ordered Moore detained until sentencing.

Witnesses testified to buying cocaine from Moore which was converted into crack. Other witnesses recounted multiple purchases of crack cocaine from Moore in amounts that ranged from a quarter of an ounce to multiple ounces at a time. YouTube videos of the defendant performing rap music during which he referenced his association with cocaine and drugs, were also submitted into evidence for the jury’s consideration. Sentencing is set for March 9, 2010.

Name of Defendant: Jonair Tyreece Moore

AKA: Spade

Age: 28

City of Residence: Aurora, CO

Crime(s) Charged and Potential Penalty: Conspiracy to Distribute cocaine and 50 grams or more of crack cocaine 10 years to life in prison, up to $4,000,000 fine, not less than 5 years supervised release

Specific Location of Alleged Crime: Lincoln, Nebraska

Location of Arrest: Aurora, CO

Alleged Dollar Loss/Type and Quantity of Drug: cocaine and over 50 grams or crack

Others Charged in Same Scheme: Jobita Avery, Jaktine Moore, Kevin Moore, Tyreece Jsames

Relevant Dates:

  • Date of Alleged Crime: June 1, 2005, through March 31, 2007
  • Federal Arrest Date: August 5, 2009
  • Date Complaint Issued: N/A
  • Indictment Returned Date: 07/22/09
  • Initial Appearance Date: 08/24/2009
  • Plea or Trial and Date(s): trial 12/07/09
  • Sentencing Date: 03/09/10
  • Next Court Hearing Type and Date: N/A

Assigned Magistrate Judge: David L. Piester

Held without Bond, or Released from Custody: held without bond

In Continuous Custody Since: December 8, 2009

Assigned District Court Judge: Warren K. Urbom

Initials of Assigned SAUSA/Preparer of THIS Release: JML

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