Deputies: Kansas man transporting 18 pounds of meth

Posted at 7:05 AM, Aug 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-14 08:05:46-04

On Sunday afternoon, Javier Romero-Ochoa of Kansas City was arrested for possession with intent to distribute over five kilograms of methamphetamine, failure to affix a drug tax stamp and operating a motor vehicle without a license. 

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office said a narcotics K-9 found approximately 18 pounds of meth after the vehicle was stopped for multiple traffic violations. 

Romero-Ochoa is being held at the Fremont County Jail on a cash bond of $100,000.