Ex-St. Louis officer sentenced for giving gun to drug dealer

5 years 2 months 1 week ago Wednesday, July 15 2015 Jul 15, 2015 Wednesday, July 15, 2015 4:57:38 AM CDT July 15, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A former St. Louis police officer has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for providing a shotgun to drug dealers.

Don McGhee was sentenced Tuesday. The 28-year-old had pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to possess a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime.

According to prosecutors, McGhee knew people who distributed crack cocaine and marijuana, and that he gave a dealer a Mossberg 12-guage shotgun in March 2014, knowing the person would use it in relation to drug trafficking.

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