Thursday, August 9, 2012

KCK, KCMO men charged with dealing explosives without a license in KCK case

U.S. Department of Justice

Three people have been charged with dealing in M-80s and other explosive materials without a federal explosives license in Kansas City, Kan., U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Joseph E. Quinn, 45, Parkville, Mo., Patrick E. Quinn, 40, Kansas City, Kan., and Stacy L. Sewell, 41, Kansas City, Kan., are charged with one count of dealing in explosive materials without a license.

In addition, Joseph E. Quinn is charged with one count of distributing explosive materials to another person without a license.

The crimes are alleged to have occurred July 4, 2012, in Kansas City, Kan.

If convicted, the defendants face a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Oakley is prosecuting.

All three are innocent until proven guilty.