For Immediate Release
Two KCK Men Sentenced to 12 Years in Conspiracy to Rob Drug House
KANSAS CITY, KAN. - Two Kansas City, Kan., men were sentenced Monday to 12 years in federal prison for taking part in a plot to commit an armed robbery at a drug house, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said.
Enoch Clark, III, 26, Kansas City, Kan., and Dalevon L. Dixon, 24, Kansas City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. In their pleas they admitted that in October 2014 they agreed with an undercover agent to rob a narcotics stash house where they believed they would obtain more than 10 pounds of cocaine.
They took part in several meetings in which the crime was planned and it was decided that anyone resisting would be shot. They were arrested Nov. 14, 2014, at a storage lot in Kansas City, Kan. Investigators seized three pistols and a rifle at the scene.
Cornell Jones, who was sentenced to 135 months in federal prison.
Devronn H. Sportsman, who was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison.
Dwone C. Heard, who was sentenced to 12 months on supervised release.
Julian Rodriguez, who is set for sentencing Dec. 19.
Beall commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Assistant U.S. Attorney Terra Morehead for their work on the case.