December 10, 2009

Five Area Residents Plead Guilty to Federal Drug, Weapons Charges

St. Louis, MO: Five area residents have entered guilty pleas to methamphetamine trafficking and weapons charges, Acting United States Attorney Michael W. Reap, Scotland County Sheriff Wayne Winn and Scotland County Prosecuting Attorney Kim Nicoli announced on December 8th.

Pleading guilty Monday, December 7th were:

Christopher Armstrong, 24, Memphis, MO, one felony count of conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine, and one count of possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.

Kenneth Thompson, 36, Kirksville, MO, one felony count of conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine.

Michelle Brand, 28, Memphis, MO, one felony count of conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine and one felony count of possession of pseudoephedrine for the manufacture of methamphetamine;

Christopher Johnston, 31, Wyaconda, MO, one felony count of conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine; and

Shane Krise, 25, Wyaconda, MO, one felony count of conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine. Each defendant appeared before United States District Judge Carol E. Jackson. Sentencing for all have been set for March 9, 2010.

The offenses occurred beginning in late 2008 through February 2009, in Scotland County and Van Buren County, Iowa.

Conspiracy to manufacture in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine carries a penalty range of five to 40 years in prison and/or fines up to $2,000,000; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime carries a minimum penalty of ten years to life in prison and/or fines up to $250,000; and possession of pseudoephedrine for the manufacture of methamphetamine carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000.

Reap commended the work on the case by the Scotland and Clark County Sheriffís Departments, the Scotland County Prosecuting Attorney, the Van Buren County, Iowa Sheriffís Department, the Iowa Department of Public Safety Ė Division of Criminal Investigation, Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; the Missouri State Highway Patrol; and Assistant United States Attorneys Michael A. Bert, and Ray Meyer who are handling the case for the U.S. Attorneyís Office.

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