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Three arrested after drug bust

By The Mercury

The Riley County Police Department executed search warrants at 1116 Garden Way Apartment B and 150 E. Poyntz Room 209 on Sunday. The warrants were in reference to the distribution of marijuana.

Approximately 1.75 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $7,000 was seized along with drug paraphernalia and $4,605 in U.S. currency. As a result, the following individuals were arrested:

Charmaine Cardwell, 23, of Denver, was arrested for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute marijuana, unlawful use of a telecommunication device, unlawful acquisition of drug proceeds and no Kansas Drug Tax Stamp. She was held at Riley County Jail in lieu of a $12,000 bond.

Melton Diggs, 23, 1116 Garden Way Apartment B, was arrested for conspiracy to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on a $3,000 bond.

Amanda George, 22, 1116 Garden Way Apartment B, was arrested for conspiracy to distribute marijuana. She was released on a $2,000 bond.









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