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District of Nebraska

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on February 4, 2015, Jason Robert Jackson, 25, of Lincoln, was sentenced 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 a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine and a mixture or substance containing marijuana between January of 2012 and October of 2013. In October of 2013, Jackson was found in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine, and a search of his Lincoln residence resulted in the seizure of five pounds of marijuana. Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Jackson was responsible for the distribution of at least 500 grams (approximately 18 ounces) of methamphetamine and at least 2.5 kilograms (5 ½ pounds) of marijuana during the term of the conspiracy. Following the prison term, Jackson will serve five years on supervised release.

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

Updated February 10, 2015