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Lincoln Man Sentenced for Possession of Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that on November 20, 2019, Senior United States District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf sentenced Jeremy Deen, 34, of Lincoln, Nebraska, to 120 months’ imprisonment for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Following the prison term, Deen will serve five years on supervised release. 

Investigators were conducting surveillance at an apartment complex in Lincoln, Nebraska.  During their surveillance on August 31, 2018, investigators observed Deen walking near a detached garage.  Deen had active warrants for his arrest, so investigators contacted him.  Investigators located more than 55 grams of methamphetamine inside the backpack Deen was wearing, in addition to other drug paraphernalia.  A search warrant was later served of the detached garage.  Investigators found a stolen motorcycle, ammunition, and another 1.6 grams of methamphetamine.

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

Updated November 22, 2019

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