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Federal prosecutors allege Lawrence woman involved in Lenexa drug house

February 11, 2010

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A Lawrence woman and a Lenexa man have been charged in federal court with operating a drug house in Lenexa.

According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch’s office, Brittany Dorf, 23, Lawrence, and Lamont T. Drayton, Lenexa, are charged with two counts of maintaining a residence within 1,000 feet of Rosehill Elementary School in Lenexa, for the purpose of storing and distributing cocaine and marijuana. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in April 2009 and January 2010.

According to the U.S. District Court indictment, Drayton and Dorf maintained a drug-involved premise at 12601 W. 97th Terrace, Apt. 200, in Lenexa.

In addition, Drayton is charged with two counts of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, two counts of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction.

The Lawrence Police Department investigated the case.

If the defendants are convicted, they face these penalties:

• Maintaining a drug involved premise within 1,000 feet of school: Not less than one year and not more than 40 years in federal prison and a fine up to $1 million.

• Possession with intent to distribute cocaine: A maximum penalty of 20 years and a fine up to $1 million.

• Possession with intent to distribute marijuana: A maximum penalty of five years and a fine up to $250,000.

• Unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking: Not less than five years and not more than life and a fine up to $250,000.

• Unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction: A maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000.

Comments

ralphralph 5 years, 5 months ago

Shackled to the name "Brittany Dorf", who wouldn't turn to drugs?

ksjayhawk74 5 years, 5 months ago

That's a total fine up to $2,750,000!!!

How are they going to come up with that much money? They could sell drugs.

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