Drug dealer's tinted windows get him arrested

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WIBW) -- A Shawnee, Kansas, man was arrested on a drug trafficking charge after police pulled him over for his windows being tinted too darkly.

Ty Stultz, 44, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with in tent to distribute methamphetamine. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Kansas City Police responded to a complaint that a man was selling drugs at an apartment complex. They spotted Stultz leaving the complex and stopped him because of his windows, which blocked more sunlight than allowed by state law.

Officers found meth and a .40 caliber handgun in Stultz's car. They also discovered he had past drug convictions upon a records check.

KCPD, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and U.S. Attorney Kim Flannigan worked on the case.