Oct 18, 2021 1:00 PM

Sheriff: Tennessee man was transporting cocaine in Kansas

Posted Oct 18, 2021 1:00 PM
Nguyen photo Jackson Co.
Nguyen photo Jackson Co.

JACKSON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug charges after a traffic stop.

Just after 8:30a.m. Friday, a sheriff's deputy stopped a 2018 Toyota Forerunner for an alleged traffic infraction on 126th Road east of U.S. 75, according to Sheriff Tim Morse.

During the course of the traffic stop, the deputy discovered illegal narcotics. The driver, Richard Nguyen, 28, of Memphis, Tennessee was arrested for possession of cocaine, possession of a hallucinogenic drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of a weapon.