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Drug Dealer Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison

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A meth dealer who was shot in a drug bust in June is sentenced to nine years in federal prison.

In June, a Missoula County Sheriff's deputy attempted to arrest Harry Louis Steven Vanpelt for his connection to a drug investigation.

Court documents show Vanpelt refused to cooperate, and the deputy shot Vanpelt's car, hitting him in the leg. 

In U.S. District Court on Thursday, Vanpelt pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute meth as part of a plea agreement to drop four other charges.

Two other people in connection to the drug bust will also serve time in federal prison. 

 

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