The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

January 16, 2013

Four arrested in drug raid in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Four men were arrested Tuesday during a drug raid by several police agencies at a Pittsburg apartment.

The Pittsburg Police Department, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, Pittsburg State University Police, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Southeast Kansas Drug Enforcement Task Force about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday raided Apartment B at 518 E. Park St.

Two people who lived at the apartment, ages 19 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of marijuana cultivation and felony possession of drug paraphernalia. A third occupant, age 19, was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession, as was a man who didn’t live at the apartment, age 19, of Kansas City, Mo.

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