Detectives with the Riley County Police Department made an arrest in connection with the illegal distribution of narcotics in the Manhattan and Riley County areas Thursday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Police made this arrest after serving a search warrant in the 700 block of Zeandale Road outside of Manhattan.
Weston Jones, 22, of Manhattan, was arrested on the offenses of distribution of opiates, opium, or narcotic drugs, distribution of marijuana, unlawful possession of stimulants, possession of opiates, opium, or narcotic drugs, unlawful possession of anabolic steroids, possession of paraphernalia to grow or manufacture certain stimulants, unlawful possession of marijuana, use or possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, criminal use of a weapon, and unlawful possession of depressants.
He was given a total bond of $27,000 and at the time of this release was no longer confined at the Riley County Jail.
As a result of this search warrant detectives seized various prescription pills and other narcotic drugs as well a U.S. currency and a single firearm.
If you have information on the illegal distribution of narcotics in Manhattan or Riley County contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using this service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers can be reached by dialing 785-539-7777 or by using the “TipSubmit” mobile app on Android or iOS.
On Wednesday, the Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group executed a search warrant at 7130 Rockwood Dr. in Milford after a two week investigation into the distribution of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, and prescription pills.
Christopher Alton Obregon, 28, of Milford was charged with two counts sale of marijuana, sale of methamphetamine, sale of cocaine, sale of controlled substance, possession of depressants/hallucinogenics with intent to distribute, possession of stimulants with intent to distribute, possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute controlled substance, no Kansas Drug Tax Stamp, possession of drug paraphernalia, knowingly/intentionally receive/acquire drug proceeds, felon in possession of a firearm, and criminal threat.
Katelin M. Silovsky, 20, also of Milford faces many of the same charges.
Obregon is confined at the Geary County Detention Center where he was held on a $500,000 bond. Silovsky is also confined at the Geary County Detention Center where she is being held on a $50,000 bond.
The Drug Operations Group seized approximately 2.5 lbs of marijuana, 10 grams of cocaine, 57 Ecstasy pills, 1.8 grams of Psilocybin Mushrooms, 148 pills and 16 (2ml.) bottles of Anabolic Steroids, two grams of methamphetamine, three dosage units of LSD, hundreds of various prescription narcotic pills, United States currency, three handguns, and a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado.
The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group is a joint task force composed of members of the Junction City Police Department, Geary County Sheriff’s Department, and Grandview Plaza Police Department.