A Denver man was sentenced Friday to 11 years in federal jail for distribution of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Nicholas Meyers, 26, was sentenced by U.S. District Courtroom Choose William J. Martinez, in accordance with a U.S. Justice Division, District of Colorado, information launch.
Meyers’ sentence might be adopted by 5 years of supervised probation.
From October 2016 to July 2017, Meyers bought 10 ounces of meth and 11 firearms, together with an assault rifle, to an undercover federal agent, in accordance with court docket paperwork and the sentencing assertion.
In 2014, Meyers was convicted of felony menacing, which prohibited him from possessing firearms.
Meyers was indicted on April 4, 2019, and he pleaded responsible on Sept. 3, 2019, to distribution of meth and a felon in possession of a firearm. The case was investigated by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Denver Division.
“Promoting methamphetamine is unhealthy sufficient, however promoting methamphetamine and firearms is a harmful mixture,” mentioned U.S. Legal professional Jason Dunn, within the launch. “The ATF was in a position to determine Mr. Meyers’ legal conduct, and with my workplace was in a position to cease him from persevering with to hurt our neighborhood.”
Meyers was sentenced to 136 months in federal jail.
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