Three Men Arrested After 1000 Pounds Of Meth Discovered In Semi’s Gas Tank

Three men are facing serious charges after authorities discovered 1000 pounds of liquid methamphetamine in the fuel tank of a semi truck in Kansas City, Kansas.

After being tipped off by a confidential informant, DEA agents were watching a Kansas City business last Friday night. Agents witnessed three men pumping liquid from the truck into five gallon buckets.

Heraclio Estrella-Montero, 30, Yoan Alejandro Castillo-Zamora, 30, and Fernando Chavez-Rodriquez, 40, all hailing from Mexico, were arrested and charged with one count each of possession of meth with intent to distribute.

If they are found guilty, they all face a prison term of not less than 10 years and a fine of up to $10 million.

Sources:
HD News
The Kansas City Star
ABC News