At least eight people have been arrested in Marshall as a result of two search warrants. The first warrant was served on the 300 block of S. Lyon Ave. That led to the arrest of 3 of the suspects at the location and a fourth elsewhere. The second warrant was served on the 300 block of E. Laura St. which led to the arrest of the remaining 4 suspects.
According to the Marshall Police Department, John Kirby, 20, and Delmer Thompson, 25, both of Marshall, have been charged with distribution of a controlled substance near schools and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Charles Downs, 20, of Marshall faces a charge of distribution of a controlled substance near a school. Candace Kunkel, 27, Dantea Morrow, 23, and Kirsten Lucas, 25, all of Marshall, Michael Finnell, 22, of Kansas City, and Jimmela Williams, 19, of Overland Park, face one count each of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.
Those in custody are thought to have worked in collaboration. A combination of both search warrants revealed approximately 15 ounces of marijuana and over $2,600 in cash.