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Monday traffic stop by GBPD leads to drug arrest
Traxler Denning
Traxler Denning

A traffic stop by the Great Bend Police Department led to the arrest of one man on multiple drug and weapon charges Monday evening in Great Bend.

According to the GBPD release, at approximately 5:01 p.m. Monday, a GBPD officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Patton Road on a 1992 Honda Civic for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Traxler Denning, 25, was known to the officer to have a revoked driver’s license. 

The officer requested assistance from the Barton County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy. BCSO K-9 Maxx indicated to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a firearm.

Denning was placed under arrest and transported to the Barton County Detention Center. Denning was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of a weapon, driving while revoked and obstructed windshield. He was booked in lieu of a $10,000 bond and later released.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information on this case, or any other case, is encouraged to contact the GBPD at 620-793-4120 or Barton County Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.