MISSOULA – A Texas man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison on drug charges.

Bryan Tate Dollar, 37, of Haslet, Texas, was sentenced last week in Missoula after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Prosecutors say that between March and December of 2016, Dollar brought methamphetamine from Las Vegas and distributed it in the Billings and Missoula areas.

Law enforcement recovered more than 250 grams of pure methamphetamine and a firearm from Dollar who later pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute meth.

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The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tara Elliott and investigated by FBI’s Montana Regional Violent Crime Task Force.