Bayard Man Arrested Sunday On Multiple Charges, More Pending

The Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Bayard man Sunday on several outstanding arrest warrants and an investigation continues with more charges pending. At approximately 4:20 p.m., 35-year-old William Ray Bonar was taken into custody at a residence in the 100 block of 3rd Street in Bayard and charged with probation violation, third-offense possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. After he was arrested, Bonar’s residence was searched and evidence recovered that brought additional charges. These include: two counts of possession of a prescription drug without the prescription; third-offense possession of methamphetamine; another for possession of drug paraphernalia; felon in possession of a firearm; and domestic abuse offender in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The search warrant was also part of an investigation into a series of thefts that had occurred at the Sparky’s One Stop convenience store in Bayard during January and February of this year.