Traffic Stop Leads to Almost $100,000 of Drugs
KSAL Staff - November 2, 2015 11:53 am
A routine traffic stop in Salina led to the arrest of five people and a huge drug bust for Salina police.
Michelle Logue, 45 of Salina, was pulled over for a traffic violation when a officer smelled marijuana in the vehicle. Upon further searching of the car, police found methamphetamine and paraphernalia.
This prompted the officers to file for a search warrant of Logue’s home. The home on the 500 block of Heartland Road in Salina was searched at 1AM on Saturday, where police found 23 lbs. of high grade marijuana and personal use methamphetamine.
Five people were arrested from inside the residence; Logue, who was charged with possession of opiates, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, two counts of not having drug tax stamp, distribution of stimulant within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of paraphernalia with intent to manufacture a controlled substance, Pedro Navarett, 21 of Salina, charged with possession of meth and drug paraphernalia, Aaron Miller, 43 of Salina, charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Clark Adams, 32 of Salina, charged with possession of marijuana and John Tripp, 49 of Keystone, Florida, charged with distribution of hallucinogenic within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of paraphernalia with intend to manufacture controlled substance, possession of hallucinogenic drug, not having drug tax stamps, possession of stimulant and unlawful acquisition of proceeds from drug transaction.
Lt. Bill Cox of the Drug Task Force says that the estimated value of the found drugs is $92,000, and more arrests are expected in conjunction with the incident.