KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Javier Zambrano-Sanchez, 39, is charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, nine counts of distributing various amounts of methamphetamine and five counts of distributing various amounts of cocaine.
The crimes are alleged to have occurred in 2012 and 2013 in Johnson and Wyandotte counties.
If convicted, he faces a penalty of not less than 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $10 million on the conspiracy charge.
Sentences on the other counts vary: Not more than 20 years, not less than five years, not less than 10 years, depending on the count. The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sheri McCracken is prosecuting.