SEDGWICK COUNTY– A Kansas man pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense.
According to court documents, Grant Lubbers, 37, of Wichita was arrested in April 2021 in Andover, according to the United State's Attorney.
Law enforcement had been investigating Lubbers for fentanyl trafficking. Using a search warrant, agents searched his vehicle and found a backpack containing approximately 3,000 pills that later tested positive for fentanyl, $22,000 in cash, and a firearm.
Lubbers is scheduled to be sentenced on November 29 and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is investigating the case.