Jan 27, 2020 10:00 AM

Sheriff's deputies arrest Kansas man for alleged drug distribution

Posted Jan 27, 2020 10:00 AM
Jordan Thomas Monaghan photo Jackson Co. Sheriff
Jordan Thomas Monaghan photo Jackson Co. Sheriff

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

Just after 6p.m. Saturday, sheriff's deputies conducted a drug investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in Jackson County, according to sheriff Tim Morse.

As a result of the investigation, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a  suspect in the 300 block of Vermont Street in Holton. The suspect, Jordan Thomas Monaghan, 24, of Holton, had been driving a 1986 Mazda pickup truck. A quantity of methamphetamine was found in his possession.

Monaghan was arrested by Jackson County Sheriff deputies and transported to the Jackson County Jail. Monaghan was booked into the jail on requested charges that include possession of methamphetamine, distribution and attempting to distribute methamphetamine, use of communication facility; in the commission of a felony drug crime, attempted use of communication facility; in the commission of a felony drug crime and possession of drug paraphernalia.