The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

April 25, 2014

Couple charged after drug raid at Baxter Springs

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — The search of a residence in Baxter Springs turned up property believed to have been stolen from storage units in Jasper County as well as some marijuana and equipment used to cultivate marijuana plants, according to authorities in Kansas.

A search warrant served Tuesday at 538 Military St. in Baxter Springs resulted in the arrests of Dewayne Daniel, 53, and Shashellia Brewer, 46. The warrant was based on information developed by the Jasper County sheriff’s office regarding thefts from storage units in Jasper County, with Baxter Springs serving the warrant and making the arrests.

Baxter Springs police Chief Mike Kliewer said Daniel and Brewer were charged with possession of stolen property, cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The suspects were being held at the Cherokee County Jail on $20,000 bonds.

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