BARTON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug distribution charges.
Just before 4a.m.Wednesday, Barton County Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped a vehicle for tag and other traffic violations in the 900 block of East US 56 Highway near the City of Ellinwood, according to Sheriff Brian Bellendir.
Deputies observed what appeared to be drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. A K-9 officer was called from Stafford County leading to the discovery of methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription opioids. The officers also discovered packaging material and scales.
Deputies arrested Michael “Spike” Croslin, 47 of Hobart, Oklahoma. Croslin was transported to the Barton County jail where he was booked on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of opioids, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Croslin was also charged with various traffic violations.
Croslin is currently being held in the Barton County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond.