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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

Friday, April 14, 2017

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced that on April 14, 2017, Jason John Kahler, 42, of Lincoln, was sentenced to 14 years (168 months) in prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine between January of 2014, and January of 2016. Information obtained by law enforcement indicated that during that timeframe, Kahler was involved in the distribution of at least 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area. Following the prison term, Kahler will serve five years on supervised release.


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

Drug Trafficking
Updated April 21, 2017