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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 3, 2021

Man Indicted on Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges

WICHITA, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Wichita, Kansas, returned an indictment against a Kansas man on charges related to drug trafficking and firearms. 

According to court documents, Joshua Heartfield, 32, of Wichita is charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin, two counts of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and two counts of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. 

The Wichita Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Molly Gordon is prosecuting the case.

An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated December 3, 2021