A Basehor woman is one of three people facing federal charges after authorities seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine from a house in Kansas City, Kansas, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

A Basehor woman is one of three people facing federal charges after authorities seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine from a house in Kansas City, Kansas, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Sheila M. Best, 53, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

The charge was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court.

A search warrant served at a house in the 3000 block of North 34th Street in Kansas City, Kanas, turned up 20 pounds of methamphetamine, more than a pound of heroin and more than $23,000 in cash, according to the release from the office of Tom Beall, U.S. attorney for Kansas.

Karen Ortega, 40, and Marlon Gutierrez, 38, both of Kansas City, Kansas, also have been charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

If convicted, each of the defendants could face a penalty of not less than 10 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $10 million.