Archive for Saturday, January 12, 2013

McLouth police seize gun, methamphetamine in drug bust

January 12, 2013


A quantity of methamphetamine and a gun were seized, and a 26-year-old man was arrested on drug charges Friday morning at a house in the 600 block of East Lake Street in McLouth.

Landon Stevenson, of McLouth, was arrested on suspicion of possession and distribution of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia after McLouth police, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, and an entry team from the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the house about 8:30 a.m. Friday.

McLouth police obtained the search warrant after responding to a burglary at another location the night before, said McLouth Police Chief Marcus Koch. That investigation included the arrest of another McLouth man on a drug possession charge and led officers to the house on East Lake Street.

"That's been a place of interest to the McLouth Police Department for a while," Koch said.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has not released information about the quantity of drugs or the type of gun seized.

Stevenson remains in the Jefferson County Jail. A second man arrested at the house on Friday, Kenneth McAfee, 45, was booked into the jail on an unrelated Shawnee County warrant and has been released on bond.


bearded_gnome 4 years, 10 months ago

interesting, both first named landon. or is this a typo?

davidmcg 4 years, 10 months ago

It's a typo, the other suspect is Kenneth McAfee.

Ian_Cummings 4 years, 10 months ago

Yes, the second suspect is Kenneth McAfee. Sorry for the error.

greenworld 4 years, 10 months ago

I noticed a Gary Freeman on Jeff Co jail log booked into jail around the same time with the same charges. Interesting.

davidmcg 4 years, 10 months ago

You mean Gary Farmer? Yea, he is a lost cause just like all the other meth heads. Gary Farmer, one to definitely lock up and throw away the key. He is alleged to commit more crimes in this county than any one else. Somehow he keeps getting released on bond, just to go and commit additional crimes and/or get busted for possession again.

greenworld 4 years, 10 months ago

I would be more worred about the Meth. IT kills to. To many things out there that kill, people need to learn to stay away from gutter trash and this type of stuff wouldnt happen.

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