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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Lincoln Man Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney, Deborah R. Gilg, announced that on January 25, 2016, an Indictment was unsealed charging Zachary A. Olson, 26, of Lincoln, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing methamphetamine between October 1, 2014, and October 27, 2015.  The charge carries a possible penalty of not less than 10 years, and not more than life imprisonment, and a fine of up to $10,000,000.  Following any prison term, there would be a term of supervised release of at least five years.

Olson had an initial appearance in federal court in Lincoln on January 26, 2016.  He is scheduled for trial beginning on March 28, 2015.  Olson is currently serving a state sentence and was ordered detained pending trial.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force.

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