May 22, 2024

GCPD Media Release – Drug Arrest

Garden City Police Department

On April 8, 2021, the Garden City Police Department concluded an investigation into the illegal narcotic distribution by Ismael Castro (21), Garden City, KS.

On April 8, 2021, at around 12:10 A.M., officers stopped a vehicle Castro was driving in the 2800 block of E Mary Street. Multiple narcotics were seized to include alprazolam, oxycodone, fentanyl, methamphetamine, and marijuana, in addition to one firearm. Castro was taken into custody following the traffic stop.

A search warrant was served at Castro’s residence at 1303 Conard Street.

Through the entire investigation, the following items were seized as evidence from the
traffic stop and Castro’s residence:

• 378 alprazolam pills
• 24 oxycodone pills
• 145 counterfeit oxycodone pills that contained fentanyl
• 1.5lbs of marijuana
• Three (3) firearms
• Scales and packaging material indicative of the distribution of illegal narcotics

Castro was lodged in the Finney County Jail for the following charges:

• Possession of Stimulant
• Distribution of Opiates
• Distribution of Marijuana
• Distribution of Depressants
• Driving under the Influence

*The person(s) involved has not yet been convicted of a crime and are presumed innocent. The presumption of innocence shall continue until such time that the person(s) accused may be found guilty by a court of law.*