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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

On August 20, 2014, Joshua Dain Pearce, 30, of Lincoln, was sentenced to 130 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.  Following the prison term, Pearce will serve four years on supervised release. 

Information provided to law enforcement indicated that between December of 2011 and August of 2013, Pearce was involved in the distribution of at least 500 grams (approximately 18 ounces) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area.  Confidential informants and an undercover officer made three purchases of methamphetamine from Pearce in late 2012 and the spring of 2013 for a total of approximately ¼ ounce of methamphetamine.

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

Updated January 29, 2015