West Plains man behind bars for illegally harvesting trees in national forest

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A West Plains, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court recently for illegally harvesting and stealing trees from Mark Twain National Forest.

Justin Lee Massey, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to two years and six months in federal prison without parole. 

The court ordered the federal sentence to be served consecutively to the unrelated state criminal convictions for which Massey is currently incarcerated. 

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