BARTON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug distribution charges.
Just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Barton County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 1100 block of Pyle Street in the City of Great Bend, according to Sheriff Brian Bellendir.
Sheriff’s office detectives had obtained a search warrant to look for controlled substances.
Once deputies gained entry to the house and it was secured, detectives located a quantity of cocaine, prescription drugs, marijuana as well as various drug paraphernalia.
Deputies arrested Kashe Roda, age 29 of Great Bend for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, unauthorized sale of prescription drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Roda is being held in the Barton County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond. He has a previous conviction for aggravated battery, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.