Jan 25, 2021 1:00 AM

2 Kan. men accused of drug distribution, child endangerment

Posted Jan 25, 2021 1:00 AM
Levi photo Shawnee Co.
Levi photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on drug charges after a drug bust at a Kansas home.

On January 22, members of the Topeka Police Department Narcotics Unit and the Shawnee County Drug Task Force served a search warrant in the 2800 SE Illinois Ave, related to an ongoing investigation, according to Lt. Jerry Monasmith.

While conducting the search warrant, officers located methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and an environment unsafe for children.

McGarity-photo Shawnee Co.
McGarity-photo Shawnee Co.

As a result, Joshua McGarity 24, and Darrell Levi, 46, both of Topeka, were transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections.

McGarity is being held on requested charges of Possession of marijuana with the intent of distribution, Aggravated child endangerment; reckless situation and Possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute.

Levi is being held on requested charges that include Possession of methamphetamine with the intent of distribution within 1000 feet of a school, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent, aggravated child endangerment; reckless situation and Failure to have a drug tax stamp for a controlled substance.