Monday, May 14, 2012
An Arkansas City man has been arrested after officials said he brought drugs into the police station.
Authorities said the man drove to the police station Sunday to report a crime. Officers then followed the man back to his pickup to retrieve his driver’s license.
An officer smelled a marijuana-odor inside the vehicle, police said. Investigators searched the vehicle and found drug paraphernalia inside.
Police said officers also found about 28 grams of marijuana in the man’s pocket.
Cowley County authorities said Andrew Banta was arrested on possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held on $6,000 bond.