Five arrested near Mayetta on drug charges

MAYETTA (KSNT) –The Jackson County Jail has five people in custody for meth-related charges from over the weekend.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse sent a press release Sunday night detailing the arrests of three people found near Mayetta late Saturday night. It said officers stopped a Chevy pickup with Louisiana tags near 150th and South Road for a traffic violation.

Ricky Wabaunsee, 36, of Topeka, was arrested for distribution of meth, possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, transporting an open container and driving under the influence.

Robert Gibson, 49, of Mayetta and Sherie Lynn Nephew, 46, of Topeka were charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and transporting an open container.

 

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies also arrested two people on Saturday near Mayetta.

One was 30-year-old Aaron James Larson and the other was 23-year-old Kathrine Knoettgen. Both are from Topeka.

Larson was arrested and booked into jail for: Distribution of methamphetamine, distribution of alprazolam, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of alprazolam, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a prescription only drug, transporting an open container and driving while revoked.

He is being held in the Jackson County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

Knoettgen was booked into the Jackson Jail for Possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and transporting an open container.

The Potawatomi Tribal Police Department assisted with the incident.

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