PITTSBURG — Search warrants led to multiple arrests on Friday.
At approximately 8:50 a.m. on Friday, law enforcement officers of the Pittsburg Police Department served a search warrant at the residence located at 622 W. Kansas St., in Pittsburg.
According a release from the Pittsburg Police Department, the search warrant pertained to the possession and distribution of illegal drugs. During the search, several items, including over a pound marijuana and related drug paraphernalia were located.
According to the release 20-year-old John S. Wink, of Pittsburg, was arrested for felony distribution of marijuana, felony possession of paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.
Wink was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the jail at the Crawford County Sheriff's Office for booking. Wink was later released on a $7,500 bond.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our automated tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.
In a separate warrant, at 10:35 a.m. on Friday, law enforcement officers of the Pittsburg Police Department served a search warrant at the residence located at 112 W. 22nd St., in Pittsburg.
According to another release from the Pittsburg Police Department, the search warrant pertained to the possession and distribution of illegal drugs. During the search, several items believed to be marijuana and related drug paraphernalia were located.
According to the release, 55-year-old Kathy L. O'Connell, of Pittsburg, 56-year-old Randy L. Rakestraw Sr., of Pittsburg, and 44-year-old Travis W. McMurry, also of Pittsburg, were arrested and transported to the jail at the Crawford County Sheriff's Office for booking.
O'Connell was arrested for felony distribution of marijuana, felony possession of paraphernalia, misdemeanor child endangerment, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia. O'Connell is being held in lieu of a $7,500 bond.
Rakestraw was arrested for felony distribution of marijuana, felony possession of paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia. Rakestraw is being held in lieu of a $7,500 bond.
McMurry was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and is being held in lieu of a $2,000 bond.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our automated tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.