Surveillance leads to discovery of large shipment of drugs; 3 arrested

COFFEYVILLE — Three Oklahoma people were arrested Tuesday following a shipment of methamphetamine and narcotic drugs from an Oklahoma City address to the west side of Coffeyville.


Detective Christopher V. Williams said Robert E. Bullard, Jr., age 37, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Haley E. Jones, age 20, of Edmond, Okla., and Cassandra J. Vanhorn, age 23, of Tulsa, Okla., were all arrested following the investigation. The three pope were transported to the Montgomery County Jail where they await first formal appearance in Montgomery County District Court.

Williams said the investigation began on Monday, Oct. 1 when the Nowata County Sheriff’s Department contacted the Coffeyville Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department regarding a possible shipment of narcotics being delivered to a Coffeyville address. Surveillance of the shipment showed that a large amount of narcotics would be delivered in the late night hours of Tuesday, Oct. 2.


Williams said law enforcement from Coffeyville, Nowata and Montgomery County set up surveillance in the 2600 block of West 10th Street, where they spotted a vehicle making a delivery at about 1 a.m. Law enforcement officers then made contact with the three persons the vehicle and made the arrests.


Bullard is charged with sale and distribution of methamphetamine, narcotic drugs, marijuana and depressant drugs; felony possess of drug paraphernalia; and no Kansas drug tax stamp.


Jones faces charges of conspiracy to sale and distribute methamphetamine, narcotic drugs, depressant drugs and marijuana; conspiracy to possess felony drug paraphernalia; no Kansas drug tax stamp; possession of narcotic drugs and possession of depressant drug.


Vanhorn will face charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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