On January 9, 2014, trooper Zachary J. Smith with the Indiana State Police Post in Sellersburg conducted an investigation regarding a juvenile who had ran away from her home in Southern Harrison County on the evening of January 4, 2014.
Later in the evening of January 9th, trooper Smith located the runaway juvenile at 1802 E. Oak Street in New Albany. During the investigation at the residence another runaway juvenile was located that had been reported as missing from New Albany. Along with the runaway juveniles troopers located fluorescent lighting, hydroponics, nutrients for plants, Marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
The investigation report was turned into the Floyd County Prosecutor’s Office which resulted in an arrest warrant being issued for Kalaab Z. Veron, 21, resident of home.
After the arrest warrant was issued, he was arrested by trooper’s yesterday evening and incarcerated at the Floyd County Jail.
He was charged with: Dealing in Marijuana, Hash Oil, or Hashish, D Felony; Maintaining a Common Nuisance, D Felony; Cultivation/Possession of Marijuana, A Misdemeanor and Possession of Paraphernalia, A Misdemeanor.
The New Albany City Police Department assisted the Indiana State Police with this investigation.