Feb 19, 2020 3:57 PM

Sheriff: Wanted Kansas felon is in custody

Posted Feb 19, 2020 3:57 PM
Miles Jackson photo Barton Co.
Miles Jackson photo Barton Co.

BARTON COUNTY— Wanted Kansas felon Miles Jackson is in custody. According to Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir, Jackson was arrested Tuesday night in Pawnee County. Jackson was wanted on a Kansas Department of Corrections violations warrant for drug charges and battery.

He has previous convictions for criminal threat, aggravated battery and drugs, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections. 

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BARTON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are asking the public for help to locate 35-year-old Miles Jackson.

According to Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellinder, Jackson is wanted for a Kansas Department of Corrections violations warrant for drug charges and battery. 

Jackson is described as 6-foot-3 inches tall and 180 pounds. He is known to be in the Great Bend and Larned areas.

He has previous convictions for criminal threat, aggravated battery and drugs, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections. 

Anyone with information of Jackson is asked to contact police.

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KHP found 18 pounds of cocaine hidden during traffic stop
Jesus Gonzalez-Molina

TOPEKA, KAN. – A man was sentenced this week to 52 months in federal prison for smuggling 18 pounds of cocaine to Kansas, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Jesus Gonzalez-Molina, 30, Pomona, CA., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. In his plea, he admitted he was driving eastbound on I-70 through Shawnee County when he was stopped by the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Troopers searched the 2007 Toyota 4Runner he was driving and found a hidden compartment containing the drugs.