Pratt KS Feb 19 2017
Three persons have been arrested during a drug deal shortly after midnight on Friday, Feb. 17 in a parking lot at Pratt Community College.
Arrested were 20-year-old Austin Douglas Garibaldi, 20-year-old Angel Renee Gonzalez and 19-year-old Kyleigh Mae Forsberg, all of Salina.
According to a Pratt Police Department report, the three are not attending PCC and are not residents of Pratt.
At 12:08 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, PCC security officers summoned officers from the Pratt Police Department to the college after they discovered the suspects conducting an unlawful drug transaction.
Upon arrival at PCC, police officers made contact with the security officers and the three suspects. The investigation revealed an alleged drug transaction was in progress among the three suspects, a male and two females. Officers seized approximately a half pound of marijuana, 21 unlawfully obtained prescription medications and $1,650 in U.S. currency.
Charges against the three include: Distribute certain substances within 1,000 feet of a school; Use communication facility in the commission of a felony drug transaction; Use/possess with intent to use drug paraphernalia into human body; No drug tax stamp payment for marijuana or controlled substance; Possession of opiate, opium, narcotic or certain stimulant; Distribute marijuana 25 grams to greater then 45 grams.
As of press time, Garibaldi remains in jail on a $26,000 bond. Gonzalez and Forsberg have both bonded out on a $20,000 each. Bond amounts were set by the Pratt County District Court Judge.