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