Nov 21, 2020 11:00 PM

Kansas man charged with selling marijuana, meth

Posted Nov 21, 2020 11:00 PM
Dionta Washington-photo Wyandotte Co.
Dionta Washington-photo Wyandotte Co.

KANSAS CITY —A Kansas man accused of selling drugs  has been charged in a superseding indictment, according to the United State's Attorney.

Dionta Washington, 29, Kansas City, Kan., is charged with five counts of distributing marijuana (counts 1, 2, 3, and 5), one count of distributing methamphetamine (court 4), two counts of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking (counts 6 and 10), two counts of using a telephone in furtherance of drug trafficking (counts 7 and 9 ) and one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana (count 8). The crimes are alleged to have occurred in 2019 and 2020 in Johnson County, Kan.

Upon conviction, the crimes carry the following penalties: Counts 1, 2, 3, 5 and 8: Up to five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.  Count 4: Up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $1 million. Counts 6 and 10: Not less than five years and a fine up to $250,000. Counts 7 and 9: Up to four years and a fine up to $250,000.