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Mississippi man pleads guilty in Missouri to smuggling 5-pounds of meth in box of cookies

A Jonesboro, Mississippi, man has pleaded guilty in federal court to transporting more than five pounds of methamphetamine and nearly three pounds of heroin through Kansas City, Missouri, en route to St. Louis, Mo. Willie Lewis Braison, 47, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to one count of […]

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Airline passenger charged in disturbance after flight diverted to KCI

A passenger aboard an Alaska Airlines flight diverted to Kansas City International Airport was charged in federal court with interfering with a flight attendant. Jwan Curry, 40, of Hamburg, New Jersey, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Missouri. Curry remains in federal custody pending an initial […]

Woman arrested at Kansas City bus station pleads guilty to possessing more than 5-pounds of Fentanyl

 A woman carrying more than five pounds of fentanyl in her suitcase as she traveled through Kansas City, Mo., has pleaded guilty in federal court. Evelyn C. Sanchez, 33, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, Sanchez was traveling from Los […]