MITCHELL – On Friday at 9:30 p.m. Officers of the Mitchell Police Department served an arrest warrant at a residence in the 500 block of 8th Street.
One of the officers spotted a truck that belonged to 40-year-old Kyle Roberts, of Mitchell in the alleyway behind the residence. Roberts was was wanted on a felony warrant for burglary.
The warrant service resulted in a successful apprehension of Roberts.
Officers then obtained a warrant through the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office for the residence.
During the search of the residence, officers located more than 14 pounds of marijuana, 18 grams of methamphetamine, 5 hypodermic syringes, 1 rifle, 2 handguns, and drug paraphernalia including digital scales.
Officers arrested Roberts on charges of burglary, auto theft, perjury, and forgery. Officers also arrested 31-year-old Lani Stark, of Bedford, on charges of resisting arrest, possession of meth, dealing and possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of a syringe, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Officers were assisted by the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office chief investigator.
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