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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Joseph P. Kelly announced that on April 17, 2018, David L. Bice, 41, of Lincoln was sentenced to 21 years and 10 months, (262 months), in prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of actual (pure) methamphetamine.  Following the prison term, Bice will serve five years on supervised release.

On May 27, 2016, Lincoln Police Department officers who were conducting surveillance on his residence, saw Bice leave his Lincoln apartment.  They followed him to a local convenience store where they engaged in a conversation with him.  Bice denied knowledge of drug activity but admitted he had an estimated two ounces of methamphetamine in his apartment.  He went back to his apartment with the officers and turned over 73 grams of actual (pure) methamphetamine to the officers along with a digital scale and packaging materials.

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated April 20, 2018