Sheriff Brian Bellendir comments on search warrant.
A Great Bend man was arrested Saturday after the Barton County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 1036 Van Buren St., Sheriff Brian Bellendir reports.
Officers entered the residence over the noon hour and found “substantial quantities of controlled substances,” Bellendir stated in a news release. “Sheriff’s deputies located suspected Schedule II pharmaceuticals, psilocybin mushrooms as well as a large quantity of marijuana. Deputies also seized several firearms and several thousand dollars in U.S. currency.”
Matthew J. Tracy, age 33, was booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of possession with intent to distribute, criminal possession of a firearm, failure to pay drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $50,000. Later that day he posted a surety bond through Ace Bail Bonding and was released.