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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Lincoln Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Joseph P. Kelly announced that on March 28, 2018, Cassandra Rae Nemeiksis, (neh-MEHK-sis), 25, of Lincoln, was sentenced to five years and 10 months, (70 months), in prison for her involvement in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the Lincoln area between December of 2014 and June of 2017.  Following the prison term, Nemeiksis will serve four years on supervised release.

Information provided to law enforcement indicated that Nemeiksis was involved in the distribution of at least 50 grams (approximately 1 ¾ ounces) of actual (pure) methamphetamine and at least 500 grams of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine during that time-period.  On May 4, 2016, Nemeiksis was a passenger in a car which was stopped by the Nebraska State Patrol.  At least 54 grams of actual (pure) methamphetamine were found in the car.  On May 13, 2016, Nemeiksis was contacted in the parking lot of the Lancaster County Jail and was found to be in possession of an item containing methamphetamine residue.  At that time, she told officers that she was a methamphetamine addict who purchased methamphetamine from several sources.

This case was investigated by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force and the Nebraska State Patrol.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated March 29, 2018