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Sheriff’s Reports: Traffic stops, K-9 deployment yield arrests

At 1:34 p.m. July 20, 2021, an Osage County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop at milepost 164 on Interstate 35 for a traffic violation. During the stop, the sheriff’s K-9 officer conducted a search, and narcotics were located on a passenger, a sheriff’s office press release reported. The passenger, Leanna M. Driskell, 41, of Moore, Okla., was taken into custody and transported to the Osage County Jail on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.


At 1:16 p.m. July 19, 2021, an Osage County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 35 near milepost 160 for a traffic violation. During the stop, narcotics were located on a passenger in the vehicle. Colisa R. Keely, 48, of Haysville, Kan., was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.


At 4:24 p.m. July 12, 2021, an Osage County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a car stop at Spring Street and Main Street, in Melvern, Kan., for a traffic violation. During the stop, the K-9 officer searched the vehicle and narcotics were located. The driver of the vehicle, Karla J. Doty, 50, Melvern, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.


At 11:47 p.m. July 8, 2021, deputies responded to a report of a vehicle on fire at 181st Street and U.S. Highway 75, in Osage County. Upon arrival, the vehicle was found unoccupied and the driver could not be located. A short time later, the driver was located in a ditch near the scene, and was found to be in possession of narcotics, the sheriff’s office reported. Cheryl L. Albright, 62, Topeka, Kan., was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of a prescription only drug.


At approximately 9 p.m. July 7, 2021, an Osage County Sheriff’s deputy, who was patrolling in Quenemo, saw a subject walking who he knew to have active warrants for their arrest. The deputy attempted to contact the subject and became involved in a foot pursuit. A sheriff’s office press release said the subject kicked a deputy while being taken into custody. The subject, Cheyenne N. Day, 19, Quenemo, was arrested on suspicion of battery on a law enforcement officer, interference with law enforcement, and three Osage County warrants.


At approximately 1:09 p.m. July 7, 2021, an Osage County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a vehicle pursuit near Scranton. The pursuit traveled several rural roads before entering Scranton. The driver eventually stopped in town, and a K-9 was deployed and narcotics were located. The driver of the vehicle, Daniel W. Jones, 47, Quenemo, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal damage to property, reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude, driving while revoked, and driving while a habitual violator.

Information thanks to the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

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