St. Joseph man sentenced in $6 million K2 distribution conspiracy

1 month 3 weeks 2 days ago Thursday, January 02 2020 Jan 2, 2020 Thursday, January 02, 2020 5:58:00 PM CST January 02, 2020 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 42-year-old St. Joseph man was sentenced to three years in federal prison without parole for his role in the distribution of nearly $6 million of synthetic marijuana, commonly known as K2.

Shakeel Khan was sentenced Thursday and ordered to forfeit $2 million seized by law enforcement.

He also must pay $4.7 million judgment. Prosecutors said that accounted for all the K2-related money in his bank accounts.

Two co-defendants, both of California, were sentenced in December to four years in prison without parole. 

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