August 14, 2022

Traffic stop in Garden City leads to drug arrest


Garden City, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – On June 28, 2022, at around 6:45 P.M., Officers of the Garden City Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Taurus in the 1200 block of Hattie Street.

After further investigation, the Garden City/Finney County Joint Drug Task Force served a search warrant on the vehicle. Officers located over one pound of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

  The driver, identified as Vicente Martinez Jr. (30), Garden City, KS, was taken into custody. Martinez was lodged in the Finney County Jail on the following charges:
• Distribution of Methamphetamine (F)
• Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (F)
• Driving While Suspended
• Interference LEO
• Illegal Registration