Man back in jail again for suspected distribution of meth

Man Back In Jail Again For Suspected Distribution Of Meth
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. – Authorities arrest a man who evaded police during an ongoing drug investigation.

On Thursday, July 28, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies executed a search warrant as part of an investigation into suspected drug activity. They seized methamphetamine with an estimated street value of nearly $20,000.

The suspect, however, evaded law enforcement until Sunday, when authorities took him into custody.

Prosecutors have filed the following charges against that suspect, 59-year-old Timothy Sargent:

  • Distribute heroin/certain stimulants; > 100 grams
  • Possession of opiate, opium, narcotic or certain stimulant
  • Use/possess w/intent to use drug paraphernalia into human body
  • Possession of marijuana

According to the Sheriff’s Office, “In addition to the most recent criminal allegations, Sargent – who was out on bond pending court proceedings – was previously arrested earlier this summer when Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he was driving. During that incident, a considerable amount of methamphetamine was seized and Sargent was arrested on allegations of Possessing Meth with Intent to Distribute along with other drug and traffic related crimes.”