Lincoln man sentenced on gun and meth charges
United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Josh Allen Belot to a total of 224 months of imprisonment.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Lincoln man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 18 years of imprisonment on gun and meth charges, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nebraska.
Josh Allen Belot, 28, pleaded guilty to multiple gun and drug charges.
United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Belot to a total of 224 months of imprisonment.
Authorities arrested Belot in August 2020 after finding him with a loaded 9 mm pistol and 52 grams of meth. Officers also found various pills, meth pipes and a digital scale when they searched his vehicle.
On July 16, Belot, who was on pretrial release at the time, was arrested on a federal warrant. During the arrest, officers found a loaded handgun and 8.8 grams of suspected meth in his backpack.
After Belot’s prison sentence, he will serve a five-year term of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.