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Theft/Drug Arrests Made in Hugoton

Joe Denoyer - October 31, 2018 4:16 pm

On Tuesday October 30 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sgt. Johnson of the Hugoton Police Department was dispatched to Carquest for a report of theft. During the initial investigation Sgt. Johnson and Detective Lamatsch determined that Yardmaster also had items taken and a suspect was identified.

The suspect was located at her residence in the 400 blk of Harrison and arrested for theft. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and the items were located. A second search warrant was obtained and during this search drugs and drug paraphernalia were found. Jesse Fenton, 27 of Hugoton was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of drug paraphernalia. Tonya Batey, 43 of Hugoton was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, Possession of drug paraphernalia, and theft.

Mr. Fenton and Ms. Batey are currently being held at the Stevens County Jail and affidavits have been forwarded to the Stevens County Prosecutor.

 

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