Shawnee Co. Sheriff’s Office arrests two people for possession of methamphetamine


TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Two people are behind bars at Shawnee Co. after deputies found methamphetamine in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Topeka.

The Shawnee Co. Sheriff’s Office said a Topeka man and a Pittsburgh woman are behind bars for various alleged drug-related crimes after a traffic stop in the 300 block of SE 36th Street late Tuesday evening, January 25.

Just before noon, the sheriff’s office said a deputy performed a traffic stop on a silver 2003 Toyota Corolla with a missing license plate. During the investigation, deputies found drugs in the vehicle and both occupants had warrants for their arrest.

The driver, Quinton L. Jones, 33, of Topeka, was taken to the Shawnee Co. Dept. of Corrections for a misdemeanor warrant and for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, operation of a vehicle without a valid driver’s license, registration violations and failure to have required motor vehicle liability insurance .

The passenger, Crystyl J. Harrison, 21, of Pittsburgh, was convicted of a felony warrant from Shawnee Co., a misdemeanor warrant from another county and for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and identity theft.

The incident is still under investigation.

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