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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 Joe Kelly announced that Terrell B. Sullivan, 53, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced on December 19, 2019, to 21 years and 10 months (262 months) in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture.  There is no parole in the federal system.  Sullivan will serve five years on supervised release after the prison term.

Information obtained by law enforcement indicated that Sullivan was responsible for the distribution of at least 500 grams (approximately 18 ounces) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area between January 1, 2017, and August 30, 2018.  During a search of Sullivan’s residence in October of 2017, narcotics investigators and Nebraska Parole officers found a digital scale, packaging materials and a small amount of methamphetamine in Sullivan’s bedroom.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force, consisting of the Lincoln Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department and Nebraska State Patrol.

Updated January 9, 2020

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