Police arrest nine in response to neighborhood drug complaint

10/04/2012 11:56 AM

10/04/2012 1:03 PM

Police responding to a neighborhood drug complaint Wednesday night arrested nine people in central Wichita.

Five were arrested on suspicion of drug and weapons violations at an apartment at 631 N. Topeka, while four others were arrested on outstanding warrants, police records show. Officers in the Special Community Action Team and SWAT team entered an apartment at about 8:15 p.m. and found 15 people inside, Lt. Doug Nolte said.

Officers found weapons and drugs and arrested three men and two women. The women were 21 and 30 years of age, while the men were 45, 18 and 22.

Nolte would not provide specifics on the types of guns or drugs found.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service