Sheriff: Mayetta man wanted on drug offenses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Kansas are searching for a man who they say has possessed and manufactured drugs.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports ( ) the 38-year-old from Mayetta has eluded arrest by Jackson County authorities since a warrant was issued for his arrest in August. He faces charges of possessing methamphetamine and conspiring to manufacture a controlled substance.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says five people wanted on related drug charges were captured in September.

Deputies believe the man is staying on the Prairie Band Potawatomi reservation near Mayetta or in the Topeka area.




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