Oilfield theft cleared, poss. meth and warrant arrests

On February 14 at about 10 AM a Barton County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Lori Fiscus age 42. After a routine check, it was discovered Fiscus had outstanding warrants from Saline County for a probation violation. The passenger in the vehicle identified as Kurt Woods age 29 had outstanding warrants for fail to appear and contempt of court in Barton County and the City of Great Bend.  Both Fiscus and Woods have Great Bend addresses.

Sheriff’s Office detectives arrived at the scene to assist the deputies. Woods had been sought in connection with several oilfield thefts involving brass valves from tank batteries. Further investigation located methamphetamine inside the vehicle.

Fiscus was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and the warrant from Saline County.  There is no bond on the Saline County warrant and $10,000 bond on the possession of methamphetamine charge.

Woods was arrested on the two local warrants, possession of methamphetamine as well as felony theft related to the oilfield incidents. Woods is being held on a $10,000 bond for the methamphetamine charge, $10,000 bond for felony theft as well as a warrant from the City of Great Bend for $1642 and a warrant for Barton County District Court with a bond set at $500.

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