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Missouri Man Who Sold Guns, Marijuana Sentenced to Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Raytown, Mo., man who peddled marijuana and guns on the street in Wyandotte County was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Antonio Rodriguez Robertson, Jr., 21, Raytown, Mo., pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. In his plea, he admitted he sold marijuana and guns to investigators working undercover, including a 9 mm Glock Model 17 pistol for $450, a 9 mm Glock Model 19 pistol for $625, a Taurus 9 mm pistol for $450, a .40 caliber Glock pistol for $700, an AR rifle DPMS Model 15 rifle for $1,100. Robertson admitted he regularly smoked marijuana.

McAllister commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney James Ward for their work on the case. This case was a Project Safe Neighborhood prosecution.

Updated December 10, 2018

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