Oct 03, 2020 1:00 AM

Kan. man admits he supplied dealers with meth in Kansas City

Posted Oct 03, 2020 1:00 AM
Pruitt-photo Wyandotte Co.
Pruitt-photo Wyandotte Co.

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A man who trafficked methamphetamine in the metro Kansas City area was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Michael Pruitt, 50, Kansas City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

In his plea, Pruitt admitted he supplied methamphetamine in pound quantities to dealers who were part of a drug trafficking organization operating in metro Kansas City. Pruitt had storage units where he kept firearms and drugs that he sold. He was observed leaving a unit that was found to contain 48 firearms.