Mexico Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Weapons & Drug Charges

A Mexico man is pleading guilty to charges stemming from a March pursuit that ended in Jefferson City.

23-year old Myron Samare Mahaney was a passenger in a vehicle that fled from a Missouri State Highway Patrolman on Highway 54 and ultimately crashed into stopped traffic on Dix Road in Jefferson City on March 14, 2022.

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Mahney fled on foot and was caught by Jefferson City Police officers and was found in possession of 219 grams of meth, drug paraphernalia, 2 loaded semi-automatic handguns and $2,086 in cash.

Mahney pleaded guilty in U.S. Federal Court today (Tuesday) to one count of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Mahaney faces a minimum of five years in federal prison without parole and up to 50 years without parole.