Former Olathe drug treatment clinic owner sentenced for drug trafficking

OLATHE, Kan. (KCTV) – A guy who formerly owned an Olathe, Kansas, clinic that addressed opioid habit has been sentenced in federal courtroom for possessing methamphetamine to distribute.

Trevor J. Robinson, 46, of Olathe, Kansas, was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years and a few months in federal jail without having parole.

Robinson owned and operated Nuvista, LLC, from June 2013 until he was arrested in October 2020. Nuvista was a Suboxone outpatient clinic in Olathe for folks with opioid addiction. Robinson pleaded responsible to a single depend of possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine on Nov. 3, 2021.

Court docket documents reported Robinson employed the Nuvista clinic place to approach, retail outlet and distribute meth. A several times prior to he was arrested Robinson offered a pound of methamphetamine to a confidential informant in the clinic’s parking ton. He also confirmed the informant yet another pound of methamphetamine within the clinic that he was in the system of changing from liquid to crystal.

In accordance to the Section of Justice, the governing administration does not at the moment have proof that Robinson sold medication to distinct clientele of the clinic, but evidence reveals he dispersed drugs into the same neighborhood he was giving assistance to. Courtroom paperwork suggest that Robinson was a huge-scale provider and did not offer specifically to people, who would be clients of the clinic. Because of that, the government explained it is possible the prescription drugs he dispersed produced their way to the addicts he was also treating.

Robinson admitted to being in possession of illegal drugs when he was arrested by Kansas Town police officers Oct. 22, 2020. He carried out various quick meetings steady with hand-to-hand drug transactions in the parking large amount of a Northland hotel, in which police had Robinson beneath surveillance with an fantastic warrant.

Police explained Robinson remaining the resort carrying a grey backpack and acquired into a truck that he drove to a downtown parking garage. He remaining his truck in the parking garage and drove away in his 2014 Maserati, which cops then surrounded to arrest Robinson. When officers searched Robinson’s Maserati they located a gray backpack that contained a electronic scale, plastic luggage that contained roughly 1.5 kilograms of meth, plastic bags that contained cocaine and heroin, plastic luggage that contained supplements that included MDMA/ecstasy and a plastic bag that contained marijuana.

Robinson, who according to courtroom paperwork has four prior felony convictions for drug trafficking in California from 1999 by means of 2003, informed investigators immediately after his arrest that he sold meth in ounce or pound portions.