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Atchison man arrested on drug charges after pursuit
09/16/2020

Marquette Jones ( Credit: Atchison Co Sheriff's Office)

(KAIR)--An Atchison motorcyclist was arrested early Wednesday morning on multiple drug charges after allegedly attempting to elude police.

According to a report from Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson, shortly after midnight officers attempted to stop a motorcycle near 4th and Division. The motorcycle continued to the 11-hundred block of North 5th where the ridder got of the motorcycle and fled on foot.

Following a foot pursuit, Wilson said 36-year-old Marquette Jones was taken into custody in the 12-hundred block of North 6th.

He said a large amount of controlled substances—including cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and oxycodone were seized during the investigation.

Jones was booked into the Atchison County Jail on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of ecstasy with intent to distribute, possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing and attempting to elude.

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