On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at approximately 1:30pm, a narcotics search warrant was executed at 610 W. Forest Street in Pittsburg. The warrant pertained to the possession and distribution of illegal drugs. This was a joint investigative effort by the Pittsburg Police Department and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, and both agencies assisted in the execution of the search warrant.
As a result of this investigation, 20-year-old Max Conner Griffin, and 18-year-old Lawren Blair, both of the home, were arrested. Griffin was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Griffin was also found to have a warrant for failure to appear out of Galena, Kansas. Griffin was transported to the Crawford County jail where he is being held in lieu of a $7,500.00 bond related to the drug charges and a $300 cash only bond related to the failure to appear warrant.
Lawren Blair was arrested for possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Blair was transported to the Crawford County Jail where she is being held in lieu of a $2,000.00 bond.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or others, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700, or at our tip line, (620) 231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.