NEWS RELEASE FROM U.S. ATTORNEY STEPHEN MCALLISTER
A California man was sentenced today to 52 months in federal prison for smuggling 18 pounds of cocaine to Kansas.
30-year-old Jesus Gonzalez-Molina pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. In his plea, he admitted he was driving eastbound on I-70 through Shawnee County when he was stopped by the Kansas Highway Patrol. Troopers searched the 2007 Toyota 4Runner he was driving and found a hidden compartment containing the drugs.