2012 News Releases

Montgomery County man sentenced to 9 years on meth charge

Release Date: Dec 14, 2012

Brandon PollettINDEPENDENCE – (December 14, 2012) – A Montgomery County man will spend 9 years in prison after pleading to a methamphetamine charge, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Brandon Ray Pollett, 22, of Dearing, was sentenced Thursday to 108 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. Pollett pleaded no contest in September to a charge of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Judge Roger Gossard presided over the sentencing in Montgomery County District Court.

Assistant Attorneys General Amanda Voth and Kevin O’Connor of Schmidt’s office and Montgomery County Attorney Larry Markle prosecuted the case. The charge stemmed from an investigation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Independence Police Department and Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

Photo courtesy of Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

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