Kansas Man Sentenced On Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

A Fort Scott man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in federal prison on drug trafficking charges.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said 43-year-old Jonathan Brumback was sentenced to 250 months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $27,000 in proceeds from the crime.

In his plea, he admitted that on Aug. 1, 2012, he sold approximately a gram of methamphetamine to a buyer working undercover for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. The transaction took place at his shop in Ft. Scott. On Aug. 4, 2012.

He also admitted to selling more than six grams of methamphetamine to a buyer working undercover at his residence on Aug. 5.

Investigators served search warrants at his home and shop, where they found approximately half a pound of methamphetamine and $24,000 in cash.

On Aug. 20, 2012, an undercover agent purchased a quarter pound of methamphetamine for a little more than $5,000 from one of Brumback’s co-defendants, Rogelio Amada Lamas. The price included $3,000 that Brumback owed for methamphetamine he purchased from Lamas.

Co-defendants include: Rogelio Amada Lamas, who is scheduled for sentencing Dec. 9, and Johana Villanueva-Renteria, who is set for sentencing Oct. 22.


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