Missouri News: Jury Convicts Joplin Man, Donald B. Loomis, of Meth Conspiracy
Faces Mandatory Life in Prison
SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Joplin, Missouri man has been convicted by a federal trial jury of leading a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Jasper County, Missouri.
Donald B. Loomis, 36, was found guilty on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, of participating in a conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine in Jasper County from March 1, 2015, to Sept. 24, 2016.
Law enforcement officers began investigating methamphetamine trafficking in the Joplin area in April 2015, focusing on a violent gang that identified themselves as the Joplin Honkeys.