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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 6, 2022

Wichita Man Indicted for Intent to Distribute Fentanyl

WICHTIA, KAN.– A federal grand jury in Wichita returned an indictment charging a Kansas man with drug trafficking related offenses.

According to court documents, Grant Lubbers, 36, of Wichita was indicted on one count of possession with intention to distribute a controlled substance -Fentanyl and one count of possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense. Lubbers is accused of possessing 40 grams or more of a substance containing a mixture of Fentanyl. 

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Metzger is prosecuting the case.

OTHER INDICTMENTS

Brandon Grulkowski, 29, of Eureka was indicted on one count of failure to register as a sex offender. The U.S. Marshal Service is investigating the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart is prosecuting the case.

Jeremy Van Ness, 36, of Cheney was indicted on two counts of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 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 October 6, 2022