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4/20 souvenirs from Colorado land New Yorkers in Kansas jail

On Wednesday, the Phillips County Sheriff's Office arrested 4 people from New York for...
On Wednesday, the Phillips County Sheriff's Office arrested 4 people from New York for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia they obtained in Colorado.(Phillips County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 23, 2021 at 2:44 PM CDT
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PHILLIPS COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people from New York for illegally possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The sheriff’s office said it received a traffic complaint on Wednesday (April 21) about an SUV traveling at a high rate of speed. The Kansas Highway Patrol with the traffic stop which resulted in the recovery of a significant amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

“Four New York state residents were returning from the Colorado 420 festivities and thought it was a good idea to travel home with some souvenirs. This resulted in them spending some time in taxpayer-provided lodging at the Phillips County courthouse,” said the sheriff’s office in a post on Facebook.

Charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia are pending.

On Wednesday, April 21st, a traffic complaint about an SUV traveling at a high rate of speed resulted in us assisting...

Posted by Phillips County KS Sheriff's Office on Friday, April 23, 2021

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