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Friday, September 19, 2014

Lincoln Man Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

On September 19, 2014, an Indictment was unsealed charging William Nathan Chandler, age 38 of Lincoln, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine between about January 1, 2012, and April 4, 2014.  The charge carries a possible penalty of not less than 10 years, nor more than life imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000,000, and a term of supervised release following any prison term of at least five years, and a $100 special assessment. 

Chandler’s first court appearance was on September 19, 2014.  The matter was scheduled for trial beginning on November 17, 2014, and Chandler was ordered temporarily detained without bond.  Chandler’s next scheduled court appearance is a detention hearing on September 24, 2014. 

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

Updated January 29, 2015