Joshua Blex, 37, of Independence
was arrested at 1005 West 9th Street Thursday morning after a search
warrant was served. Recommended charges
against Blex are possession of stolen property, possession of methamphetamine
and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Law enforcement agencies
participating in the search at approximately 8 a.m. were the Coffeyville Police
Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Independence Police Department
and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. During
the search officers recovered silver flatware and antique trophies from a
recent Coffeyville residential burglary in addition to illegal narcotics and
According to Police Captain Danny
Grigg, the investigation is ongoing, and they anticipate other individuals
being arrested. CPD is asking anyone with
information on this incident call Detective Jason Kastler at 620-252-6160.
Those wishing to remain anonymous may provide information to the Crime Tip
Hotline at 620-252-6133.