21 Arrested In Drug Trafficking Bust

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Topeka, KANSAS (WIBW) -- More than 30 search warrants were served across the state of Kansas this week, with members of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosive and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation working with local law enforcement to make 2 arrests.

The efforts broke up a Drug Trafficking Network across the state. The suspects are accused of importing meth and other narcotics from Arizona to Kansas, and selling those drugs to dealers in Kansas City, KS, Topeka and Great Bend.

The operation was code named "White Pistol."

Defendant Adan Molina is alleged to have directed the organization from a stash house in a Topeka trailer park. Topekans arrested include:

Alfonso Rubio-Ayala
Ramiro Soto
Francisco J Marin
Rosendo Figuero-Banuelos
Francisco Nunez
Kelly Rubio
Hugo Soto-Meraz
Fedrico Soto-Silva
Lance Joseph Guzman
Gary Edward Heath, Jr.
Danielle Renae Kostiuk
Bradley Dale Liles

Also arrested in the 13 News viewing area:

Kent Joseph Gockel of St. Marys.