Seward County Sheriff’s Office Makes Drug Seizure
Joe Denoyer - March 4, 2021 10:17 am
On March 3rd 2021, a Seward County Sheriff’s Office Deputy conducted a traffic stop resulting in the seizure of 20 pounds of illegal narcotics.
The Seward County Sheriff’s Office Deputy stopped a vehicle on Highway 54 Mile Post 11 at about 8 PM Wednesday evening for a traffic violation. The Liberal Police Department K-9 Unit assisted by conducting a free air sniff around the vehicle. The K-9 indicated to the presence of illegal narcotics inside the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle turned up approximately 16 pounds of methamphetamine and approximately 4 pounds of cocaine.
Both driver and passenger were arrested on drug charges and are currently being held, pending formal charges from the Seward County Attorney’s Office.