Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole for illegal firearm

 An Independence, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Jose D. Drew, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to 30 years in federal prison without parole. Drew was sentenced as an armed career criminal due to his prior felony convictions. On Jan. 16, 2020, Drew was found […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Audio: Legislative panel continues work to overhaul climate within Missouri’s prisons

A special legislative committee will continue its work this session to help improve the environment within Missouri’s prisons. The Department of Corrections has dealt with dozens of employee claims of harassment, intimidation, and abuse by correctional officers that have cost the state millions to settle. Chairman, Jim Hansen of northeast Missouri’s Frankford, tells Moberly radio […]