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October 29, 2020

Monett man trafficked 'half the town'

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Monett, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy that distributed more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine in southern Missouri.

Eric Eugene Akins, 54, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 12 years in federal prison without parole.

October 28, 2020

Canadian pleads guilty for transporting 99 pounds through Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. – A Canadian man, who was stopped on a Kansas Highway with 99 pounds of cocaine, pleaded guilty today to federal charges.

Vincent Muller, 36, Saint Jerome, Canada, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. In his plea, Muller admitted the Kansas Highway Patrol stopped his car on I-70 in Wabaunsee County, Kan. During a search of the vehicle, troopers found 99 pounds of cocaine. The drugs were in a suitcase in the trunk of the car.

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