A Georgia man and woman pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge Wednesday in federal court in Lincoln in connection to the county’s largest drug seizure: 1,517 pounds of marijuana.
Isabel Mallar, 29, of Martinez, Georgia, and Rahman Nabavi, 30, of Alpharetta, Georgia, face up to 20 years in prison when U.S. District Judge John Gerrard sentences them in February.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara Fullerton said a Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputy stopped Mallar driving an RV for following another vehicle too closely on U.S. 77 near West Van Dorn Street.
Steven McElmury, 69, of Cedaredge, Colorado, was caught with 515 pounds of marijuana in the bed of his truck by Lancaster County deputies in January 2016. He was sentenced to 18 months to three years in prison.
Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies