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Lincoln Woman Sentenced for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Taeh Mitchell, 27, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Lincoln for possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine. Chief United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Mitchell to 63 months in prison followed by a 4-year term of supervised release.  There is no parole in the federal system. 

On August 4, 2019, law enforcement was dispatched to investigate a suspicious vehicle in Lincoln.  Law enforcement encountered Mitchell in a van with another individual.  Mitchell’s purse was seized from the van and searched.  Inside was 97.65 grams of lab-confirmed methamphetamine, of which at least 93 grams was actual methamphetamine, a digital scale, and number of unused baggies. 

This case was investigated by the Lincoln Police Department and Lincoln/Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force.

Updated June 11, 2021

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