A Kansas City man was sentenced on June 14 to 14 years in federal prison without parole for distributing methamphetamine.

Authorities say 40-year-old Elisadro Meza pleaded guilty in January to selling more than 200 grams of pure methamphetamine to a confidential informant working for the Drug Enforcement Administration.

This is Meza’s sixth felony conviction, five of which involved drugs. Meza was reportedly on probation at the time of the offense.

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News release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri

June 14, 2018, KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for distributing methamphetamine.

Elisardo Meza, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 14 years in federal prison without parole.

On Jan. 3, 2018, Meza pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine. Meza admitted that he sold more than 200 grams of pure methamphetamine to a confidential informant working for the Drug Enforcement Administration.

This is Meza’s sixth felony conviction, five of which involved drugs, and his second federal felony conviction in this district involving drugs. Meza was on probation at the time of the offense.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney David Raskin. It was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Jackson County Drug Task Force.