Man Sentenced for Leading Drug Trafficking Ring


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Springfield man was sentenced in federal court Friday for leading a drug conspiracy.

Roosevelt Simpson, 61, will spend 20 years in federal prison without parole.

He admitted to being the ringleader of a drug trafficking ring that sold over a kilogram of heroin in the Springfield area. He was also illegally in possession of a firearm.

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