Warrant sweep nets 10 arrests

Ponca City Now - January 29, 2016 3:56 pm

Just over one pound of hydro-marijuana, along with two handguns — a .25 caliber and a .357, ammo and digital scales, packaging materials , methamphetamine and over $300 in cash were seized during a search warrant when 22-year-old Blake Waller was arrested at his home late Friday morning.

The Ponca City Police Department Special Projects Unit, along with assistance from the 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Task Force and Kay County Sheriff’s Department, served several arrest warrants Friday morning.

The warrants arose from a several months-long investigation focused in Ponca City. The various drug related charges ranging from possession of drug paraphernalia to distribution of controlled dangerous substances.

The warrant sweep consisted of 17 misdemeanor and felony warrants. Additional related arrest warrants are expected to be issued in the near future.

This morning’s arrests included: Joshua Lynn James, 22, on two warrants; Deserie Dawn Brooks 29; Justin Lee Cook, 23; Traci Dawn Dewberry, 35; Joshua Roderick Kendle, 27; Blake Ryan Waller, 22; Joseph Lee Collins, 30, also had two warrants; Douglas Dean White, 23; Mark Alexander Talbert, 23; and Joshua Tyler Keeling, 19.

Those arrested were transported to the Kay County Detention Center and are scheduled to make initial court appearances within the next few days.


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