PHILLIPS COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on charges following an ongoing narcotics investigation
On Monday evening, deputies located Cody Myers, 34, Phillipsburg, hiding in an attic of an apartment building in Phillipsburg and arrested him on an outstanding arrest warrant, according to a social media report from the Sheriff’s Department.
Myers’ charges include distribution of methamphetamine, two counts of unlawful use of communication facilities in facilitation of a felony, and distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school. Additional charges are pending. Myers has previous convictions for drugs and intro contraband: non firearm, ammo, explosive, controlled substance by non employee, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.
On Monday morning, deputes served Tyler Burchum, 25, Phillipsburg, an arrest warrant for charges including unlawful distribution of methamphetamine and unlawful use of communication facilities in facilitation of a felony. Additional charges are pending. Burchum was already in custody for other charges.
These arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office with no outside assistance or resources. The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests will occur.
“Some known drug users are starting to think they are being harassed and we want them to know that they are not welcome in Phillips County,” said Sheriff Charles Radabaugh. “If you have a drug problem, we encourage you to get help or move.”