Jan 15, 2022 2:00 AM

Sheriff: Kansas felon back in jail accused of drug distribution

Posted Jan 15, 2022 2:00 AM
Stith-photo Jackson County
Stith-photo Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect for alleged drug distribution.

Just before 11p.m. Tuesday, a sheriff's deputy stopped a 2005 Volvo G60 for a traffic infraction near 126th and U.S. 75 Highway, according to Sheriff Tim Morse.

Further investigation into the traffic stop led to the arrest of the back seat passenger, Tony Eugene Stith, 58, of Wichita. Stith was arrested and is being held in the Jackson County Jail for distribution of methamphetamine, distribution of a hallucinogenic drug, possession of mushrooms and LSD, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and no drug tax stamp.  He has previous convictions that include destroying evidence in a felony case, aggravated failure to appear and for drugs.