Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Released by Sgt. Rebekah Lynch
On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 5:17 p.m., Law Enforcement Officers of the Pittsburg Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence located at 1310 S. Broadway St. Apartment 3, in Pittsburg. The search warrant pertained to the distribution / possession of illegal drugs. During the search of the residence, approximately three and a half pounds of marijuana, approximately one ounce of cocaine and just over $4,000 in cash were located. A handgun was also located during the search of the residence.
19-year-old Joseph Nathaniel Tallie, of Pittsburg, was arrested without incident, and transported to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for booking. Mr. Tallie was arrested for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of a depressant, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of weapons. Mr. Tallie is being held in lieu of a $50,000 bond.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other incidents, 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.