Jun 10, 2024

Indiana man accused of selling drugs in Kansas

Posted Jun 10, 2024 4:55 PM
Roberts-photo Shawnee Co.
Roberts-photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY–Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug allegations.

Just before 10a.m.  June 6, a sheriff's deputy conducted a traffic stop of a white 2023 GMC Terrain for a traffic violation on eastbound Interstate 470 Highway near SW Burlingame Road, according to Shawnee County Deputy Shayna Anderson.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle deputies discovered a large amount of illegal drugs.

John W. Roberts II, 46, of Indiana, was arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on requested charges of possession of a hallucinogenic drug with intent to distribute and felony possession of drug paraphernalia.