Three people facing drug charges following traffic stop in Hoyt

May 17, 2017 - 4:29 am

HOYT, Kan. (KNSS) - On Sunday morning police in Hoyt, Kan. arrested 3 people after a traffic stop on multiple drug charges.  The Kansas Information Network reports that it happened around 3 a.m. when an officer stopped a car in the Royal Valley High School parking lot. According to Hoyt Police Chief Dan Wentling a search of the car turned up pills, marijuana, meth and a gun in their car. 

The driver of the car was identified as 40-year-old Juanel Locke of Kansas City, Missouri.  Locke was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license, transporting an open container, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The passengers were identified as 31-year-old Crystal Cobb of Shawnee, Kan. and 35-year-old Bevin Scott of Overland Park, Kan.  Scott was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, transporting open container, and no drug tax stamp. 

Cobb was charged with possession of prescription pills with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, no drug tax stamp, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  

The suspects were booked into the Jackson County Jail. Locke is being held on $5,000 bond.  Bond for Scott was set at $20,000, and Cobb's bond is $30,000.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office assisted Hoyt Police in the arrests.

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