Sentencing Set For Man Who Carried Pistol In Furtherance Of Drug Trafficking

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Sentencing is set for a Topeka man who pleaded guilty to carrying a .40 caliber pistol in furtherance of drug trafficking.

20-year-old Malik Yates pleaded guilty to the charge Monday.

He admitted the Kansas Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant in March at his home and found methamphetamine, the .40 caliber pistol, and $3,000 in cash.

Sentencing is set for November 18th, Yates faces life in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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