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Case Number: 4:18-cr-00328-HFS
Judge: Howard F. Sachs
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (Jackson County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for illegally possessing firearms.
Caci R. Clizer, 32, was charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and one count of possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.
Clizer traveled to Kansas City, Mo., every two or three days to pick up cocaine and methamphetamine, and would pick up approximately one pound of cocaine and approximately one pound and 10 ounces of methamphetamine.
On June 16, 2015, Missouri Department of Corrections officials intercepted a controlled substance sent into the prison by Clizer. Investigators also used a confidential informant to purchase methamphetamine, and interviewed buyers who purchased methamphetamine from Clizer.
On July 29, 2015, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at Clizer’s residence. Officers found approximately 484 grams of pure methamphetamine, approximately 103.55 grams of cocaine, approximately 18.12 grams of crack cocaine, pills, a Glock 9mm semi-automatic handgun, a Bersa .380-caliber semi-automatic handgun, a Springfield Armory 9mm semi-automatic handgun, a 9mm 50-round drum (magazine), a Savage .22-caliber rifle, a box that contained ammunition, $3,025 in cash, five cell phones, and drug paraphernalia in the master bedroom.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stefan C. Hughes. It was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 15 years in prison.