Leavenworth man sentenced to 105 months in meth trafficking case

James Cartwright sold drug to undercover officers

A Leavenworth man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said Tuesday.

James Cartwright, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

According to Cartwright’s plea, he sold thousands of dollars in methamphetamine to undercover law enforcement investigators in Overland Park and the Kansas City metro area.

He was sentenced to 105 months in prison.