On Monday, Sept. 13, the Great Bend Police Department detectives were conducting surveillance in the 1500 block of 11th Street in Great Bend regarding an arson investigation.
While conducting surveillance, detectives conducted a traffic stop on a 2003 maroon Honda passenger car near the intersection of 11th and Kansas and made contact with the driver, Sean Flagg, age 54.
Flagg was arrested on charges of an arrest warrant for probation violation, driving while suspended, no proof of insurance, illegal license plates, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, no drug tax stamp.
Flagg was transported to the Barton County Detention Center and booked in lieu of bond.
During the course of this investigation, detectives and officers obtained and executed a search warrant at 1102 Hubbard Street in Great Bend. During the execution and search of the residence, items of illegal drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine and marijuana were located and seized as evidence.
Candace Jones, age 51, was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and no drug tax stamp. Jones was transported to the Barton County Detention Center and booked in lieu of bond.
The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with any information in reference to this case is urged to contact the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.