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Drug Arrest Made in Liberal

Joe Denoyer - February 13, 2019 10:49 am

On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at about 4:30 p.m., officers checked a residence in the 200 block of S. Clay after receiving reports that the narcotics were being sold there. The resident, a 25 year old male, also had warrants for his arrest.

Officers were able to locate him at his residence. The police department’s K9 was deployed and indicated the presence of narcotics in his vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and his residence. Over 300 grams of suspected marijuana, marijuana wax, and marijuana oil were found. Several other items indicating the sale of illegal narcotics were also found.

The suspect was arrested for possession of marijuana with the intent to sell, possession of marijuana wax with the intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, no drug tax stamp, and criminal use of weapons. He remains in jail. An affidavit was forwarded to the Seward County Attorney’s Office seeking formal charges.

 

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