Barton County Sheriff’s deputies made an arrest during a traffic stop at 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday in the 900 Block of U.S. 56 near the City of Ellinwood, Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir said.
According to reports, Michael “Spike” Croslin, 47, of Hobart, Okla. was taken into custody and booked on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of opioids, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Croslin was also charged with various traffic violations.
Officers stopped the vehicle for a tag and other traffic violations. During the course of the investigation Sheriff’s deputies observed what appeared to be drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. A K-9 officer was called from Stafford County leading to the discovery of methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription opioids. The officers also discovered packaging material and scales.
Croslin is currently being held in the Barton County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond.