A Lincoln man on Wednesday was sentenced to prison on drug charges. 

United States District Judge Richard G. Kopf sentenced Zachary Paul Friesen, 32, of Lincoln, to six and one-half years, (78 months), in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

Information provided to law enforcement indicated Friesen was responsible for the distribution of at least 1.5 kilograms (approximately three pounds) of methamphetamine in the Lincoln area between July of 2014 and August of 2016. 

Following the prison term, Friesen will serve five years on supervised release.