GALENA — Three Galena residents are in jail today after the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Galena Police Department and the Southeast Kansas Drug Enforcement Task Force executed two search warrants in Galena Monday.
According to a release from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, just after 1 p.m., investigators served a warrant at 519 McGuire Street in Galena. During the course of the search, officers allegedly discovered a suspected methamphetamine along with components commonly used in the unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.
Then, at approximately 4 p.m., officers executed another warrant at 602 McGuire Street. At that residence, officers allegedly discovered chemicals in various stages of the methamphetamine manufacturing process.
William Rueben Toney, age 33, and Elizabeth Anne Duncan, 41, were both arrested at 519 McGuire.
Gregory David Winchester, 52, was arrested at 602 McGuire Street.
All three suspects are currently being held without bond in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of precursor chemicals with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Additional arrests regarding this on-going investigation are anticipated.