The Pratt County Sheriff's Office has issued warrants and made several arrests in drug related cases.

The Pratt County Sheriff's Office has been working on several drug related cases that have resulted in search warrants and arrests in July.

On July 10 at approximately 1:08 p.m. a deputy from the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at 701 N. Main in Pratt. During the traffic stop, the odor of marijuana was noticed and the driver admitted that he had marijuana in the vehicle.

The vehicle was impounded and a search warrant was applied for and granted by the district court. During the search of the vehicle, a large quantity of marijuana was located and seized as evidence. The two occupants of the vehicle, Trint Herzet of Ulysses and Emily Hudson of Vancouver, Washington, were placed under arrest and transported to the Pratt County Jail. Herzet was released on bond and Hudson remains in the Pratt County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

On July 11, deputies from the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office and officers from Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism executed a search warrant at 712 S. Mound in Pratt. During the search, a number items of narcotics were located and collected as evidence.

Jesse James Sweeney was placed under arrest and transported to the Pratt County Jail where he remains in custody on $5,000 bond.

On July 14, deputies from the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office, Pratt Police Department and officers from Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism executed a search warrant at 205 S. Thompson and 423 S. Pine in the city of Pratt. During the search, numerous items of narcotics and what appeared to be an indoor marijuana grow were discovered. Items were seized and arrests are pending in this case.

On July 25, deputies from the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office and officers from Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism executed a search warrant at 108 N. 7th St. in Cullison. During the search, numerous items of Narcotics were located and seized. Arrests are pending in this case.

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

All information provided by Pratt County Sheriff Jimmy White.