Former Correctional Employee Sentenced

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- A former Topeka Correctional Facility employee has been sentenced to five years in federal prison on gun charges.

33 year-old Anastacio Gallardo had pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm to benefit a drug trafficking crime. Gallardo was stopped in a routine traffic violation August 8th 2012.

Topeka Police searched his van and found methamphetamine in a toolbox in the front seat. Along with drug paraphernalia, a radio-frequency scanner and two loaded handguns.