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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 27, 2016

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracy and Possession of Short Shotgun

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on May 27, 2016, Stephan Michael Maynard, 26, of Lincoln, was sentenced to eleven years and three months (135 months) in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area between January of 2013 and September of 2015.  Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Schulte was responsible for the distribution of at least 1.5 kilograms (approximately three pounds) of methamphetamine during that time-period.   Maynard also was sentenced to ten years (120 months) in prison for possession of a short shotgun in furtherance of the methamphetamine conspiracy.  That 10-year sentence will be served consecutively to the sentence on the conspiracy charge.  Following the prison terms, Schulte 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 May 27, 2016