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Traffic stop results in New Year's drug arrest
Aaron Villalobos
Aaron Villalobos

Great Bend Police arrested 22-year old Aaron Villalobos of Great Bend for possession of cocaine and driving while suspended Wednesday night following a traffic stop.

According to a news release, at approximately 7:03 p.m., GBPD officers stopped a white 1999 Ford Explorer in the 900 block of Morphy St. for a traffic violation.  

During the stop, officers smelled the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  

Villalobos, the driver of the vehicle, was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. 

The vehicle was searched for illegal narcotics, based on the odor of burnt marijuana. In the course of the search, suspected cocaine and approximately $1,800 in cash were located and seized.  

Villalobos was arrested and booked into the Barton County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond.  

Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime, is asked to call the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.