The Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Department and Sallisaw police conducted an investigation at the home of a rural Sallisaw man on Aug. 1 that resulted in several drug-related charges.
Jesse Lee Kahrmann, 64, was charged Aug. 10 in Sequoyah District Court, Sallisaw, with cultivation of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute, and a misdemeanor charge of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the investigator’s report filed with the charges deputies and police executed the search warrant when Kahrmann was not at home.
A search of the residence uncovered three packages of a green, leafy substance which field-tested positive for marijuana, several drug paraphernalia items, three packages of suspected marijuana seeds and six suspected marijuana plants. The officers also found a .410 caliber shotgun and a .22 caliber Henry firearm.
When Kahrmann returned home he was arrested and booked into the Sequoyah County Detention Center in Sallisaw. He was freed Aug. 3 on a $28,500 bond.
His next court appearance is set for 9 a.m. Sept. 14 on Associate District Judge Kyle Waters felony disposition docket.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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