Pottawatomie/Wabaunsee County Drug-related Arrest

A rural Wamego teen has been arrested following a joint effort by area law enforcement authorities.

The Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s offices executed a search warrant  in the 16,000 block of Ebel Road, in rural Wamego  early Friday afternoon. Pottawatoomie County Sheriff Greg Riat  announced Monday as a result of this search, Deputies arrested Nicholas Tidwell, 18,  of the residence, for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia and no drug tax stamp.

An unspecified quantity of marijuana and US currency were seized. Tidwell was transported to the Pottawatomie County Jail with bond set at $10,000.