Defendants sentenced in $4.3 million drug conspiracy

KANSAS CITY — Eight defendants were sentenced this week for their roles in a $4.3 million conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin throughout Ray, Clay, Jackson, Clinton and Buchanan counties. The sentences were announced Friday afternoon by Timothy A. Garrison, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

All sentences were for federal prison time without parole.

Those sentenced include:

Anthony Ray Stevenson, 46, of Excelsior Springs: sentence of 22 years, six months. Taylor Lee Syas, 25, of Polo: sentence of eight years, four months.

The complete story is in the Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 Richmond News.

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