Arrests Made After House Search in Hardtner

On March 4, 2016, Deputies from the Barber County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Alva Police Deparment, executed search warrants at a residence in Hardtner, Kansas.¬† As a result of these search warrants, James Griffin, 22 years old, and Talon Cruse, 22 years old,¬†were taken in custody by the Barber County Sheriff’s Office for the following:


Unlawful possession of controlled substances
Unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia
Unlawful cultivation of controlled substances
Unlawful distribution of controlled substances


All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty.