Federal grand jury indicts man for selling methamphetamine

1 year 8 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, October 25 2018 Oct 25, 2018 Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:37:00 AM CDT October 25, 2018 in News
By: Greta Serrin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - A man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for distributing methamphetamine and illegally possessing nine guns. 

Brandon McNeese, 33 of Jefferson City was charged in a two-count indictment for allegedly distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. This indictment replaces a federal criminal complaint, according to a news release.

Authorities said McNeese sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant for $2,000 in August of 2018.

The suspect has prior federal felony convictions for possession of crack cocaine.

During the investigation, investigators found several small bags underneath McNeese's parked vehicle. A K9 was used during the search of his vehicle and the bags were found to contain controlled substances. Inside the vehicle, investigators also found several reportedly stolen firearms in the trunk.

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