Lincoln, Nebraska Man Convicted, “Fentanyl Pills” Entered in Evidence

The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is reporting that Sabas Rodriguez-Cisneros has been convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and other charges in a drug conspiracy that started in October 2016.

According to the DOJ, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol intercepted a package for Rodriguez-Cisneros that was being shipped to his girlfriend contained 400 grams of a compound that was almost pure methamphetamine, and 197 pure fentanyl pills.  The pills are described in the Nebraska court exhibits as “197 whole and 1 broken round blue pills, B8-018487 #Q1806130.”

According to 10 11 Now, evidence and testimony at the trial established that between October 2016 and March 5, 2018, Rodriguez-Cisneros and his co-conspirators were selling methamphetamine in the Lincoln, Dwight, and Crete areas of Nebraska.

According to the DOJ, Rodriguez-Cisneros is due to be sentenced on August 16, 2019. He faces at least 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000,000.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Drug Task Force, the Nebraska State Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations, and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol investigated this case.