Two Winfield residents were arrested and a dog injured during a drug-enforcement operation Monday night at 2021 Fuller St. in Winfield.
According to reports, local police, with the assistance of the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office and a regional SWAT team, obtained a search warrant and attempted to enter the home around 8 p.m.
In her attempt to flee the house, a female suspect allowed the dog, a pit bull, to escape. As the animal ran to attack the officers, a shot was fired wounding the animal and stopping the attack.
The dog received a minor injury and was treated by a local veterinarian.
A 5-month-old girl was removed from the home by the officers and taken into protective state custody, reports said.
Twenty-eight-year-old Elizabeth C. Timmons was arrested for possession of opiates, aggravated endangering of a child and possession of drug-use paraphernalia.
Bond was set at $11,000.
Timmons remained in custody at the Cowley County Jail as of Wednesday afternoon.
Also arrested was Lakisha M. Kemp., who was charged with possession of drug-use paraphernalia.
Kemp’s bond was set at $1,000.
She also remained in custody as of Wednesday afternoon.