2 Arrested For Meth-Selling Operation In Manhattan

By: 13 News Email
By: 13 News Email

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- Riley County investigators busted two people in Manhattan and seized several thousand dollars worth of narcotics during an active drug probe.

Officers took David Gibson, 31, and Kimberly Kilgore, 25, both of Topeka, into custody for their alleged involvement in the distribution of methamphetamine.

Also as a result of the investigation, police seized more than 66 grams of methamphetamine. That much meth has an approximate street value of $6,600. Marijuana, paraphernalia, a handgun, and a vehicle were also seized.

Gibson was arrested in the 1500 block of Hayes Drive in Manhattan at 10 PM on November 4, 2012 for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, felon in possession of a firearm, misdemeanor and felony possession of drug paraphernalia, no Kansas Drug Tax Stamp, and unlawful acquisition of drug proceeds. He was held at the Riley County Jail on a $25,500 bond.

Kilgore was arrested at 430 Fort Riley Boulevard in Manhattan at 12:15 AM on November 5, 2012 for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, no Kansas Drug Tax Stamp, unlawful use of a telecommunication device, unlawful acquisition of drug proceeds, and possession of marijuana. She was held at the Riley County Jail on a $22,500 bond.

Officials said their separate arrests were the result of one continuous investigation into illegal drug activity.


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