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Suspected meth found during traffic stop
Roscoe Lofton

A Colorado man was arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop at 4:30 a.m. in Barton County, Sheriff Brian Bellendir reported.

A BCSO deputy stopped a white Chrysler Sebring on U.S. 281 near milepost 100, south of Great Bend.

“When the deputy approached the vehicle to contact the driver, the officer saw what they suspected to be methamphetamine in plain view inside the vehicle. Further investigation revealed the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was in possession of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine as well as a quantity of marijuana,” Bellendir stated in a news release.

Roscoe Lofton, age 42, of Montrose, Colorado, was arrested at the scene and transported to the Barton County Jail without incident. Lofton was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lofton is being held in lieu of a $100,000 bond.