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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Adrian Man Indicted for Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Adrian, Mo., man was indicted by a federal grand jury today no charges related to drug trafficking and illegally possessing firearms.

 

Jeffrey K. Fisher, 30, of Adrian, was charged in a four-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Mo.

 

Today’s indictment alleges that Fisher possessed 50 grams or more of methamphetamine to distribute on Aug. 1, 2015. He is also charged with possessing marijuana to distribute and with making his residence available for the purpose of unlawfully distributing and/or using methamphetamine.

 

The indictment also charges Fisher will being an unlawful user of a controlled substance while in possession of firearms. Fisher allegedly was in possession of nine rifles, a shotgun and two pistols on Aug. 1, 2015.

 

Dickinson cautioned that the charges contained in this indictment are simply accusations, and not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting the charges must be presented to a federal trial jury, whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.

 

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Q. McCarther. It was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Bates County, Mo., Sheriff’s Department.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated June 7, 2016