More than 23 pounds of meth sends California man to prison

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A California man was sentenced to 75 months in federal prison Monday for smuggling more than 23 pounds of methamphetamine to Kansas, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Juan Beltran, 28, Bell Gardens, Calif., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

In his plea, he admitted that the Kansas Highway Patrol stopped him on I-70 in Russell County, Kan.

Troopers found the drugs in the trunk of his car.

The Kansas Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case. 

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