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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney, Deborah R. Gilg, announced that on November 30, 2016, John Michael Steven Brown, 34, of Lincoln, was sentenced to ten years and one month (121 months) in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing methamphetamine between July of 2013 and October of 2015.  Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Brown was responsible for the distribution of at least 1.5 kilograms (approximately three pounds) of methamphetamine during that time-period.  Brown was found in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine in September of 2015 and more than ¼ ounce of methamphetamine in October of 2015.  On both occasions, he admitted to Lincoln Police officers that he was using and selling methamphetamine and said that he had several regular customers.  Following the prison term, Brown will serve five years on supervised release.

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

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated December 1, 2016