California Residents Indicted after being Stopped in Meade County
Joe Denoyer - June 16, 2020 4:26 pm
Two defendants from California were indicted Tuesday, June 16th on charges of smuggling more than two pounds of fentanyl to Kansas.
Jorge Eduardo Guerrero-Bustamante, 26, San Jose, Calif., and Ruby Quiroz, 25, Santa Ana, Calif., are charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. They were arrested Jan. 2 during a car stop in Meade County, Kan.
If convicted, they could face a penalty of not less than 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $4 million. The Kansas Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mona Furst is prosecuting.