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Lincoln Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Chance Devlin Eddings, 30, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Lincoln.  United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Eddings to 120 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute/possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture.  After serving his sentence, Eddings will be placed on supervised release for 5 years.  There is no parole in the federal system. 

From October 13, 2018, until June 30, 2021, Eddings conspired with at least nine other individuals to distribute methamphetamine in Nebraska.  During that time, Eddings purchased methamphetamine in 3.5 gram to half pound quantities to resell to others, and Eddings sold methamphetamine quantities ranging from 1.75 grams to 2 ounces to at least six others.  In all, Eddings purchased and distributed more than 500 grams of methamphetamine within that timeframe. 

This case was investigated by the Lincoln Police Department and the Lincoln/Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force.

Updated October 12, 2022

Drug Trafficking