SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #21-0916-1
CONTACT: SHERIFF TIM MORSE 785-364-2251
Two Jackson County men arrested on meth charges
JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. (JASO) – Sheriff Tim Morse reports that two men are in custody on meth charges following a traffic stop Wednesday night. A Jackson County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a northbound passenger car on US Hwy 75 near 162nd Road for a traffic infraction around 11 p.m. A Jackson County Sheriff K-9 was deployed during the traffic stop and alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. Deputies located items believed to be drug contraband. The driver, Levi Eugene Eisenbarth, 32, of Soldier, was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The passenger in the vehicle, Randy Lee Hyatt Jr., 30, of Holton, was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.