A Great Bend Police Department officer stopped a car for an alleged equipment violation Friday afternoon and arrested the occupants after reportedly finding methamphetamine.
According to a news release from the GBPD, an officer stopped a 2006 Hyundai Elantra around 5:11 p.m. in the 2700 block of 10th St. “During the stop, Police Service Dog Menta was deployed and conducted a free-air sniff around the exterior of the vehicle. After performing the sniff, K9 Menta indicated to the presence of illegal narcotics. A search of the vehicle was conducted, and an amount of controlled substances including marijuana, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia were located.”
Sabrina Carr, 23, and Joshua Carey, 21, were arrested and transported to the Barton County Jail and booked in lieu of bond. Carr allegedly provided a false name and was booked for interference with law enforcement. Both Carr and Carey were booked on multiple outstanding warrants.
According to the jail log, Carr was booked for distribution of meth and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, damaged windshield, no insurance and obstruction, with bond set at $20,000; and on warrants for probation violation from Barton County (with no bond) and Reno County.
Carey’s charges were distribution of meth and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia with bond set at $20,000, a Barton County warrant for probation violation with no bond and a Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. The jail log listed his address as Great Bend.
This incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information on this case or any other case is encouraged to contact the Great Bend Police Department by calling 620-793-4120 or Barton County Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.