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Kansas Man Sentenced To Over 6 Years In Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking

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

FAYETTEVILLE – A Niotaze, Kansas man was sentenced today to 74 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release on one count of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. The Honorable Judge Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.

According to court documents, On or about June 25, 2020, law enforcement received information that a large amount of methamphetamine was being transported to the Fayetteville, Arkansas area. After receiving a vehicle description and locating the vehicle, a traffic stop was initiated. While speaking with the driver, Jeremy David Holland, age 43, and while waiting for information regarding a possible warrant for him out of Oklahoma, a K9 officer was called in to assist. After the K9 officer alerted on the vehicle and a search was conducted. The search resulted in officers locating and seizing over 408g of pure methamphetamine.

U.S. Attorney David Clay Fowlkes of the Western District of Arkansas made the announcement.

The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Fayetteville Police Department investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Jennen prosecuted the case.

Updated March 3, 2022

Drug Trafficking