Friday, December 30, 2022

One of two jail escapees from Cass County captured

FBI Kansas City Special Agent in Charge Charles Dayoub announced the arrest of Trevor Scott Sparks today.

At approximately 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 30, Sparks was taken into custody without incident at the 400 block of Olive St. in Kansas City. Sparks, 33, was charged in a criminal complaint with escape from confinement on Dec. 7th

Mr. Sparks was convicted on Nov. 7 by a federal trial jury, of leading a criminal conspiracy linked to two murders and multiple violent assaults, and which distributed at least a kilogram of methamphetamine every day for nearly a year in the Kansas City, Springfield, St. Joseph, and St. Louis, Missouri, areas, as well as illegally possessing firearms.

He was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, one count of participating in a money-laundering conspiracy, one count of possessing firearms in relation to a drug-trafficking crime, and one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. Sparks was awaiting sentencing when he escaped.

Sparks was remanded into the custody of the U.S. Marshals. This matter was being investigated by FBI Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, the U.S. Marshals, Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the ATF, the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force and the Kansas City Criminal Enterprise Task Force.

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