GOODLAND, Kan. -- For the second time in three days, officers in Sherman County have served a narcotics-related search warrant.
Early Wednesday, officers and deputies developed information that illegal drugs were allegedly being sold from an address in the 400 block of Cherry in Goodland.
After a search warrant was obtained and executed, an occupant of the home was arrested. Other information was not released.
"This continued effort is by no means over, and we will continue to make every effort to eradicate illegal drugs from our community, no matter the cost," said Sheriff Burton Pianalto.
The warrant was served by the Sherman County Sheriff's Office, Goodland Police Department and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation
Authorities in northwest Kansas have issued 18 felony arrests warrants following a six-month narcotics investigation.
Sherman County Undersheriff Jason Showalter said Saturday that sheriff’s officials, the Goodland Police Department and the KBI conducted an investigation into the sales and possession of marijuana and methamphetamine that led to the issuance of warrants for 18 people living in and around Goodland.
Showalter said that about half of the alleged offenders have been arrested, and they are working to apprehend those who remain.
Showalter said that due to the ongoing investigation, no names are being released pending their first appearances in Sherman County District Court.
Further details about the investigation were not provided.