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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 16, 2018

Drugs, Gun Equal 10 Years in Federal Prison

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Salina man who was arrested with drugs in his possession and a gun under his pillow was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Michael Allen Carter, 29, Salina, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, he admitted that on May 30, 2017, investigators who searched his residence found 80 grams of 99 percent pure methamphetamine and a pistol under the pillow on his bed. The pistol was a Taurus 9 mm.

McAllister commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Hough for their work on the case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated April 16, 2018