For Hector Hernandez-Bobadilla, it really should have stayed in Vegas.
The “it” being the more than one pound of methamphetamine he was arrested with in Kansas City, according to court documents.
Hernandez-Bobadilla, 43, is now charged in U.S. District Court in Kansas City with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aggravated identity theft.
According to federal court documents, Hernandez-Bobadilla was arrested earlier this month after Kansas City police found 500 grams of the drug in his luggage at the Greyhound bus station.
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He gave his name as Rogelio Robles and told detectives that he had used his tax refund to buy the drugs from someone he didn’t know at a nightclub in Las Vegas, according to the documents.
Hernandez-Bobadilla said he bought the drugs for $3,300 and planned to sell them in Indianapolis.
He told detectives that it was the first time he had bought methamphetamine, according to the documents.