No. 16-6322.

884 F.3d 998 (2018)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Michael Eugene BANKS, a/k/a Bird, a/k/a Birdie, a/k/a Tiny Bird, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

FILED March 6, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William D. Lunn , Tulsa, Oklahoma, for Defendant-Appellant.

David McCrary , Assistant United States Attorney ( Mark A. Yancey , United States Attorney, with him on the briefs), Office of the United States Attorney, Western District of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before HARTZ, PHILLIPS, and MORITZ, Circuit Judges.

A jury convicted Michael Banks of sixteen drug-related crimes, and the district court sentenced him to life in prison plus 60 months. This is Banks' direct appeal. For the reasons explained below, we affirm his convictions and sentence.


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