Hayti Man to Spend 17 Years in Jail

Korey Linnell Johnson, age 36, of Hayti, Missouri, was sentenced to 17 years on one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. He will be placed on supervised release for a term of five years after he gets out. Johnson pled guilty, he admitted that he oversaw a number of individuals who were conspiring to bring methamphetamine from the southwest border region of the United States into the Eastern District of Missouri for Distribution. ohnson also admitted that the conspirators had distributed more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine over the course of a year.

Agents seized a total of $131,325 in drug proceeds as a part of the investigation, which has been forfeited.

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