sealUPDATE by Shaylee Miller: Excelsior Springs – Anthony Grayson, 31, of Excelsior Springs was sentenced in federal court Wednesday, July 29, 2015. 

According to a release by United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Tammy Dickinson, Grayson was found guilty by way of trial on March 3, 2015, of participating in a conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, actually attempting to commit the act of methamphetamine, possessing the materials to produce the drug and maintaining a, “drug house.”

Grayson was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to 10 years in federal prison without parole. The release also states that Grayson has been in custody since his arrest in in July 2015. 

An Excelsior Springs man originally indicted on just one count of conspiracy was in court this morning in Kansas City.  Anthony Grayson, 30, received a five count indictment returned by a federal grand jury today that superseded the original one count.

Grayson is now charged with aiding and abetting others to manufacture methamphetamine, aiding and abetting others to possess pseudoephedrine to be used to manufacture methamphetamine, maintaining a residence that was available for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine, storing and/or using methamphetamine, and being a felon in possessing of explosives.