Oregon Man Sentenced for Trying to Peddle Drugs at Wakarusa Festival

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

An Oregon man was sentenced today for trying to peddle LSD, mushrooms and other drugs from a van at Wakarusa Fest in 2005.

28-year-old Luke Russell came from Oregon to attend the festival in Lawrence.

He and two other men were arrested in a campground at Clinton State Park.

Russell pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances.

He's sentenced to two years, 9 months in federal prison.


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