Los Angeles woman sentenced for transporting 60 pounds of meth to Kansas
WICHITA, KAN. – A woman from Los Angeles was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison for transporting 60 pounds of methamphetamine to Kansas.
Maria Alvarez-Buenrostro, 47, Los Angeles, Calif., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In her plea, she admitted that the Kansas Highway Patrol stopped her car Feb. 12, 2019, in Ellis County, Kan. A trooper found the methamphetamine in heat-sealed bags hidden in a real quarter panel and in both rear doors.
The Drug Enforcement Administration St. Louis Division investigated the case with the Kansas Highway Patrol.