FINNEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspect on multiple drug allegations after a high-risk traffic stop on Wednesday.
Officers of the Garden City Police Department and the Garden City/Finney County Joint Drug Task Force conducted the stop in the 3400 block of E. Spruce Street in Garden City, according to a media release.
Officers made contact with 48-year-old Kelly Deremus and 30-year-old Shelby Deremus as part of an ongoing investigation. Officers had prior knowledge that Kelly Deremus had an active warrant.
After further investigation, a search of the vehicle was conducted. Multiple narcotics were seized to include fentanyl, methamphetamine, marijuana, and counterfeit oxycodone pills.
Officers arrested both at the scene. Due to the location and known criminal history of Kelly Deremus, Victor Ornelas Elementary School and Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center were placed on lockdown for a few minutes as a precaution.
Kelly Deremus is in custody on requested charges that include Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Stimulants, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Ignition Interlock and the Finney County District Court warrant along with Fleeing and Eluding/Driving Under the Influence. Shelby Deremus was booking into jail on requested charges of Possession of Stimulants and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.