Odessa Man Sentenced for Buying Pseudoephedrine Pills

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An Odessa man has been sentenced for his role in a Permian Basin methamphetamine manufacturing and distribution operation.

52-year-old Michael Kendrix was sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

Back in December of 2009, Kendrix pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture over 50 grams of methamphetamine and conspiracy to posses pseudoephedrine.

Kendrix, along with at least four others, purchased hundreds of grams of pseudoephedrine from pharmacies in the Midland/Odessa area.