ST. JOSEPH, MO – A St. Joseph man, convicted of methamphetamine distribution was sentenced, according to information from the Clinton County Sheriff, today.

Sentencing was pronounced against James P. Pardee II, 29, was sentenced to 15 years in prison without parole, in addition to a money judgement of $2.1 million, which represents the price of over 220 lbs of meth distributed over an area that includes Clinton, Buchanan, and Nodaway Counties.

Pardee is one of five co-defendants charged in the consipiracy.