Police locate stolen weapon & controlled substance; Anderson man arrested

CANEY, Kan. – Police arrested a Missouri man from Anderson after deputies discovered a stolen weapon, drugs, and drug paraphernalia in his car.

Caney Police officers say they stopped a vehicle after noticing an equipment violation.

Upon further investigations, officers identified the driver at Benjamin Valley, 43. Police discovered a concealed 40-caliber pistol among other weapons in the vehicle.

Police say one of the weapons discovered was stolen out of Albuquerque New Mexico.

A full search of the vehicle resulted in officers discovering a controlled substance along with drug paraphernalia.

Officials say Valley was arrested without incident and transported to the Montgomery County Department of Corrections.

Prosecutors filed the following charges:

  • Possession of Stolen property
  • Criminal Use of a weapon
  • Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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