On Friday morning the Stanton County Sheriff’s office arrested Robert Kment Jr, 46, of Stanton on an arrest warrant for three Counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and two counts of Sale of Tobacco/Electronic nicotine without a license to persons under age 19 and one count of Sale of Tobacco without a License.
Kment was booked at the Sheriff’s office on the charges and later released after posting a $5,000 bond. Kment was charged following a three month investigation by the Sheriff’s office and Stanton County Attorney’s office into the alleged unlawful sale of electronic vape (tobacco) devices to students at the Stanton Middle/High School. A search warrant was undertaken earlier this spring at the Kment residence and more than 400 vape cartridges were seized by the Sheriff’s office. Also facing charges in this case are Jennifer Kment, 40, Stanton on three counts of Aiding and Abetting Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
Also charged as adults after a court hearing moved their cases to adult court are Tylor Kment, 17, of Stanton with Sale of Tobacco without a License (2 counts), Contributing to Delinquency of a Minor (2 Counts), Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance (THC) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Taylor Wehrle, 17, Stanton is charged with two counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and one count each of Sale of Tobacco to a Minor and Sale of Tobacco without a license.