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Colorado Man, Curtis David Barker, Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm, Marijuana
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Colorado Man, Curtis David Barker, Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm, Marijuana

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) - A Conifer, Colorado man was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing a firearm and marijuana. Curtis David Barker, 54, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 15 in federal prison without parole. On Sept. 19, 2018, Barker pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, possessing marijuana and cocaine with the intent to distribute, and possessing a firearm in connection with a drug-trafficking crime. On Jan. 31, 2016, a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper pulled over Barker, who was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram truck, for speeding on Interstate 29.  The trooper smelled marijuana and Barker admitted he had a small amount of marijuana, which a female passenger handed to the trooper.  As Barker was being arrested and...
Kansas City Man, Marcus D. Mack, Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegal Firearm Used in Two Shootings
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Kansas City Man, Marcus D. Mack, Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegal Firearm Used in Two Shootings

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) - A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for illegally possessing the firearm he used in two shootings. Marcus D. Mack, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 10 years in federal prison without parole, which is the statutory maximum penalty for this offense. On Dec. 3, 2018, Mack pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Mack was under surveillance after being identified in two separate shootings that occurred at a gas station on 10th Street on June 4, 2018, and at an apartment on June 5, 2018.  In addition, Mack had active warrants for his arrest.  On June 6, 2018, Kansas City police detectives followed him to a gas station on Prospect Avenue, where he got out of his vehicle and got into t...