Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Federal grand jury indicts Carthage man on fentanyl trafficking charge

A federal grand jury indicted a Carthage man for fentanyl trafficking. 

According to the indictment, which was unsealed today in U. S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Justin T. Lapping, 47, possessed fentanyl with intent to distribute August 9 in Barton County.

The Barton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest and the prosecuting attorney charged Lapping with felony drug trafficking, according to online Barton County Circuit Court records. His preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for September 13.

The indictment notes that Lapping has a previous conviction for drug trafficking in Taney County.

Lapping is being held in the Barton County Jail.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

He'll probably get at least 10-12