Eight Arrested Following Montgomery County Illegal Drug Investigation


Thursday, August 30th 2018, 1:01 am
By: News On 6


Kansas authorities arrest eight Montgomery County residents and are looking for five more Wednesday, August 29th, this after a two-month investigation into illegal drug distribution in the southeast Kansas county.

The arrests were conducted by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Independence Police and Coffeyville Police departments.

Those arrested Wednesday, August 29th include:

  • Junior L. Chrisman, 66, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Michelle M. Church, 48, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Marquis J. Fulcher, 35, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Karie E. Wilson, 43, Independence, Kansas
  • Karina V. Wilson, 19, Independence, Kansas  
  • Stacy L. Isle, 45, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Lacrecia M. Hart, 29, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • James H. Jones Jr., 46, Coffeyville, Kansas

The KBI says eight were arrested on charges including distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana.

Authorities say they still looking for five others:

  • Chris L. Bridgeman, 33, Independence, Kansas
  • Grant E. Kinzer, 53, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Carrie E. Walker, 32, Coffeyville,  Kansas
  • Justin W. Carpenter, 33, Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Rhonda R. Johnson, 52, Coffeyville, Kansas

If anyone knows where these five individuals are, authorities ask that you call the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 620-330-1000