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Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on February 26, 2016, Patrick Benn Schulte, 39, of Lincoln, was sentenced to nine years and two months (110 months) in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area between September of 2013 and April of 2015.  Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Schulte was responsible for the distribution of at least 350 grams (approximately 12 ½ ounces) of methamphetamine during that time-period.  Following the prison term, Schulte will serve five years on supervised release.

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

Updated March 4, 2016

Drug Trafficking