BARTON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on drug allegations after separate Monday night traffic stops.
Just before 11p.m.detectives conducted a traffic stop in the 5500 block of 10th Street in Great Bend. The officers made contact with the driver identified as Savannah Sullivan, 22 of Great Bend, according to Sheriff Brian Bellendir.
The Barton County K9 conducted a “sniff” on the exterior of the suspect vehicle and indicated controlled substances were inside.
Detectives located a substantial amount of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana. Sullivan was placed under arrest and transported to the Barton County jail without incident and is being held in lieu of a $100,000 bond on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Just before 2 a.m. Tuesday, the same detectives observed a suspicious vehicle near the intersection of 11th and Williams Great Bend. The detectives interviewed the driver and once again K9 Kia was put into action.
The driver dentified as Joel Davis, 51, Lyons was also arrested and transported to the Barton County jail. He is being held in lieu of a $10,000 bond on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Davis has previous convictions for criminal trespass and drugs, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.