BARTON COUNTY — A Kansas man arrested over the weekend during a late-night bike ride remains in custody.
Just after midnight Saturday, a police officer observed a suspect later identified as Charles Bowers, 35, riding a bicycle in the 3000 block of 20th Street in Great Bend with no lights, according to a media release.
The officer also observed Bowers littering. During the stop, the officer located illegal narcotics on Bowers.
The officer arrested Bowers for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, criminal littering and no bicycle lights.
Bowers was booked into jail in lieu of bond with charges pending in Barton County District Court.
He has eight previous convictions for theft and burglary, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.