Four people were arrested Friday morning when officers from the Great Bend Police Department executed a search warrant at 2501 Cheyenne Dr. Suspected methamphetamine was seized at the house, which is located three blocks from Great Bend High School.
The 9:45 a.m. raid stemmed from an ongoing investigation involving the alleged distribution of methamphetamine, according to Great Bend Police Chief Steve Haulmark.
Four individuals in the house were arrested: Michael Hurd, 45; Charles Rowe Sr., 57; Christopher Buckley, 41; and Mary Lovesee, 47.
During a search of the residence, detectives located methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and evidence of distribution, Haulmark stated in a news release.
Hurd was arrested on a Barton County felony warrant for probation violation. He was also booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no drug tax stamp. Bond was set at $300,000.
Rowe was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no drug tax stamp. Bond was set at $10,000.
Buckley was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and no drug tax stamp, with bond set at $10,000.
Lovesee was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and no drug tax stamp. Bond was set at $2,500.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation or any other crime is encouraged to contact the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or the Great Bend/Barton County Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300 or online at p3tips.com.