BARTON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug charges after a traffic stop.
Just before 2:30 a.m. Friday, a Barton County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am for an equipment violation on K4 Highway near Claflin, according to a media release.
The officer discovered the driver, identified as Crystal Horton, 33 of Wichita, was operating the car with a suspended driver’s license.
Based on further investigation a K-9 officer was called from the City of Great Bend. As a result of the investigation, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were eventually located.
Horton was arrested and transported to the Barton County Jail where she is being held in lieu of $10,000 bond. Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Great Bend Police Department K-9 officer. A male passenger in the vehicle was released.