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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 Travis Adam Griffin, 35, of Lincoln, was sentenced today by Chief United States District Judge John M. Gerrard to 11 years and three months in federal prison for 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 and 5 grams or more of methamphetamine actual (pure).  Following the prison terms, Griffin will serve five years on supervised release.  There is no parole in the federal system.

Information provided to law enforcement indicated between about January of 2017 and April 4, 2019, Griffin was responsible for the distribution of at least 1.5 kilograms (approximately three pounds) of methamphetamine mixture and at least 20 grams (approximately ¾ ounce) of methamphetamine actual.  On April 4, 2019, Griffin was arrested on an outstanding warrant in the lobby of the Lancaster County Jail.  During a search of his person, incident to the arrest, Griffin was found in possession of a baggie containing at least 24 grams of methamphetamine actual.

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

Updated September 18, 2020

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