According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, the crime took place on April 15.
The San Bernadino County California Sheriff’s Office told Eagle News they also had previous experience with the suspect, Tori Phillips Scieneaux. They were not sure why he was traveling through Kansas.
If convicted on these drug charges, he faces a penalty of not less than 10 years and a fine up to $4 million.
The Kansas Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated this case.