A traffic stop at 1:21 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, resulted in a drug arrest, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said.
Deputies stopped a vehicle operated by Warren Hacker, 38, of Great Bend, who had an outstanding warrant for a parole violation. The BCSO K-9 Unit was dispatched and the vehicle was checked for controlled substances. Suspected methamphetamine was found.
“Based on the traffic stop and other information, deputies were able to obtain a search warrant for Hacker’s residence at 3807 2nd St. in Great Bend,” Bellendir stated in a news release. “Items consistent with the sale and distribution of methamphetamine were located at the residence and were seized by the Sheriff’s Office.
“Hacker was booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of distribution paraphernalia and violation of the Kansas Drug Tax Stamp act. Hacker remains in the Barton County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond as of Saturday morning.”