McPherson County man arrested on federal warrant

By Chris Swick
August 20, 2015

A McPherson County man was arrested on a federal warrant Thursday after being convicted of a number of firearm and drug-related charges.

McPherson County Sheriff's deputies arrested Travis James Myers, 32, just after 2 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of East Fourth.

Myers was convicted in April in Kansas U.S. District Court on charges two charges of a felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of a felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. The indictment against Myers, signed Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, says that Myers could face in excess of six years in prison.

Myers was held in the McPherson County Jail on no bond.