Oct 22, 2021 10:15 AM

Human trafficking: Police find 14 stacked in van in SW Kansas

Posted Oct 22, 2021 10:15 AM

SEWARD COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect for alleged human trafficking.

On Thursday, police stopped a westbound mini van on U.S. 54 in Liberal, according to a media release.  Through the investigation officers also found 14 passengers in the vehicle who were being smuggled through the United States by a criminal organization, according to the release.

Some of the individuals were stacked on top of each other in the trunk.

Police arrested a 23-year-old man on a requested charge of human trafficking.  Police released no additional details