COWLEY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man on new charges after a drug bust this week in Cowley County.
On January 16, officers executed a search warrant at the home of 46-year-old Brenton Jett in the 1000 Block of South A Street in Arkansas City, according to a media release.
The warrant was issued following an investigation into suspected drug use and sales at the house. During a subsequent search of the residence, items of both drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine were located by police.
They arrested Jett and Kaylin Marie Nichols, 24, on requested charges that include felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both were transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail.
Nichols remains in custody. Jett posted bond and has been released from jail. He has previous convictions for obstruction, unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance and for several drug violations.