SHAWNEE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug charges after a Kansas traffic stop.
On Friday, a Shawnee County Sheriff deputy initiated a traffic stop on a 2008 Volvo on Interstate 70 near Valencia Road for a registration violation, according to Sgt. Todd Stallbaumer.
Deputeis located illegal contraband in the vehicle that included 9 kilos of cocaine and 1 kilo of black tar heroin. The street value of the contraband is estimated to be around $1,000,000.
Deputies arrested Maria L. Gallegos-Martinez, 41, of Indianapolis, Indiana on requested charges of Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell, Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, according to Stallbaumer.