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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Update: Another charged after last week's traffic stop in Bates County

Tricia Werneke
In the early morning hours of May 22, 2017 a Deputy conducted a traffic stop. The passenger in the vehicle identified herself as Kasey Hogan (DOB 8/31/1985). Hogan had two warrants from City of Butler for failure to appear on traffic charges. Hogan was placed under arrest.

The driver of the vehicle advised the Deputy she had two needles in her purse that she used for meth. During the Deputy’s search of her purse he located a tablespoon that had a white crystal substance on it and the two needles. The driver was placed on a 24 hour investigative hold.

Both subjects were transported to the Bates County Jail.

The driver of this vehicle, identified as Tricia Werneke, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance except 35 grams or less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid. Her bond was set at $10000.00 cash or surety. Werneke is currently being held in the Bates County Jail.