The Kansas U.S. attorney's office has indicted a Pierceville man on drug and gun charges related to production and trafficking of methamphetamine.

Joseph Shane Allen, 42, has been charged possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, unlawful possession of ammunition following a felony conviction, possession of materials and equipment used to manufacture methamphetamine, and possession of chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.

Allen faces the following prison time and fines if convicted:

• Possession with intent to istribute methamphetamine, five to 40 years in prison with a fine up to $5 million.

• Possession of a firearm in furthering drug trafficking, at least five years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

• Unlawful possession of ammunition following a felony conviction, up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

• Possession of materials or equipment used to produce methamphetamine, up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

• Possession of chemicals used to produce methamphetamine, up to 20 in prison and a fine up to $250,000.