K9 Morgan assists in Felony Arrest
On May 2, 2023, at approximately 8:30pm, Cpl. Christian Smith and K9 Morgan conducted a routine traffic stop for defective vehicle equipment in the 900 block of Main St. Parsons, KS. Cpl. Smith contacted the driver, later identified as Bryanne Biggs. Biggs, who did not have identification with her, identified herself to Cpl. Smith as "Annebry Zamarripa." The information given by Biggs was linked to her as an alias. Biggs was found to have a suspended Kansas driver's license with several driving while suspended convictions.
Through Cpl. Smith's investigation, he was able to identify the driver as Biggs. Cpl. Smith deployed his partner, K9 Morgan. During a subsequent search of the vehicle, Cpl. Smith located controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. The controlled substances field tested for methamphetamine and marijuana.
Biggs was also found to have an active warrant for her arrest through Barton County, KS for probation violation stemming from a controlled substance case. According to the Kansas Department of Correction website, Biggs also has convictions and was sentenced for Possession of Controlled Substances in Rice County, KS in 2012; and in Barton County, KS in 2021.
Biggs was arrested and taken into custody for the new charges in Labette County, and the arrest warrant from Barton County.
Charges were forwarded to the Labette County Attorney's Office for review and charging for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances (Methamphetamine and Marijuana), Unlawful possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving while Suspended, Driving as a Habitual violator, No Valid Proof of Insurance and Defective Equipment.
On May 4, 2023, Biggs appeared in Labette County District Court and received a $15,000 dollar bond and a future appearance date. Biggs remains jailed pending bond.
Chief Robert Spinks said of the arrest, "Cpl. Smith and K9 Morgan make a great team and work well together. They are dedicated to proactive policing and drug interdiction, helping to locate users and dealers of this poison that effects our community."
This continues to be an on-going investigation and citizens are encouraged to "See It, Hear It, Report It." If anyone has any further information on this incident or any other criminal activity, please contact the Parsons Police Department at 421-7060 or call the Tip Line at 421-7057 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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