Liberal Man Faces Federal Charges

Joe Denoyer - April 24, 2019 10:51 am

Jassiel Varela-Aniles, 29, Liberal, Kan., is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by following a felony conviction and one count of unlawfully re-entering the United States after being convicted of an aggravated felony and deported. He was found January 15, 2019, in Seward County, Kan, after being a fugitive on the run.

 

          If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the first two counts and up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the last count. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ryan McCarty is prosecuting.

 

 

Latest Stories

COVID-19 Cases and Recoveries for August 5th 2020

The latest statistics released by the KDHE, Seward County Health Department, and surrounding Counties for Tuesday...

Stop 2 at the Ashley Home Store for the Truck, Bucks, and Cornhole Tour

Truck, Bucks & Cornhole returns to Ashley HomeStore – Liberal, KS this Saturday! Free hamburgers, hot...

Liberal Police Investigate Armed Robbery

On Wednesday August 5th, at 7:15am, Liberal Police Officers were dispatched to the 20 block of...