Jun 23, 2022

Kan. deputy finds illegal drugs while helping with disabled vehicle

Posted Jun 23, 2022 1:00 AM
Mayer-photo Osage County
Mayer-photo Osage County

OSAGE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug charges after an unusual arrest.

Just after 6:30a.m. Monday, a sheriff's deputy was dispatched to a report of a disabled motorist at milepost 160 on Interstate 35, according to Sheriff Chris Wells.

While on scene, the deputy found illegal narcotics were located in possession of a passenger of the vehicle identified as Kimberly A. Mayer, 39, of Gilbert, Arizona.

The deputy transported her to the Osage County Jail Facility on requested charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, trafficking in contraband into a correctional facility, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Wells.