At approximately 3:40 pm on December 16, 2016, officers with the Galena Police Department executed a search warrant at 1619 Polk Street as a result of an ongoing investigation into stolen property. Once in the residence, officer’s discovered suspected methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia resulting in an additional warrant being requested.

One occupant of the home, Christopher L. Smith, age 27 was taken into custody on allegations of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Possessing Stolen Property, Possession of Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Smith is also being held on a Cherokee County Warrant for Failure to Appear. He is being held at the Cherokee County Jail in lieu of $40,500.00 bond.

David A. Holcombe, Age 29, was taken into custody on allegations of Possessing Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Failure to Appear Warrant from the City of Baxter Spring, KS. He is being held at the Cherokee County Jail in Lieu of $16,940.00 bond