Stolen property, meth seized in raid of Baxter Springs home

Mar. 18—BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — Three suspects were arrested in a search Monday morning of a residence in Baxter Springs where police and Cherokee County deputies purportedly seized some stolen property and methamphetamine.

The search warrant was executed about 11 a.m. on a residence in the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department said in a news release.

Deputies obtained the search warrant in the course of an investigation into the theft in late February of some hunting equipment from a property outside Baxter Springs. That property was recovered in the search, along with some suspected meth and drug paraphernalia, the sheriff's office said.

Taken into custody were Timothy Putnam, 62, Andrew Putnam, 57, and Dallas Kinnaird, 46.

Timothy Putnam was being held on allegations of possession of stolen property, possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia. Andrew Putnam was arrested on counts of possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. Kinnaird was being held on suspicion of theft.