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Man Sentenced For Smuggling Liquid Methamphetamine to Kansas

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KAN. B A Mexican man was sentenced Thursday to 46 months in federal prison for his role in smuggling more than 1,000 pounds of liquid methamphetamine into Kansas City, Kan., U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said.


Yoan Alejandro Castillo-Zamora, 31, a citizen of Mexico, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. He was arrested Jan. 13, 2017. Federal agents watched him and others at a business in Kansas City, Kan., unload liquid methamphetamine from a fuel tank on a semi-truck into five-gallon buckets. They loaded the buckets into a white Dodge Caravan.


Beall commended the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Kansas City DEA Special Response Team, the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department and Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Hough for their work the case.

Updated January 5, 2018

Drug Trafficking