Yesterday evening, trooper Zachary J. Smith from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg followed up with an anonymous tip that was provided to the Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section.
The tip led Trooper Smith along with other troopers to a residence located at 5469 Fertig Creek Road in Floyd Knobs. While at the residence troopers spoke with two occupants of the residence who were identified as Kevin M. Fessel, 41 and Tracy L. Fentress, 33, both were residing at the above mentioned address. While speaking to the individuals troopers observed criminal indicators associated with the manufacturing of Methamphetamine.
A search warrant was obtained for the residence. During the search of the residence and a garage located on the property, a working Methamphetamine Lab, several grams of Methamphetamine and paraphernalia were located.
Kevin M. Fessel and Tracy L. Fentress were both placed under arrest and incarcerated at the Floyd County Jail on the initial charges of, Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Pre-Cursors used in the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.
This investigation is continuing.
Assisting Agencies- Floyd County Sherriff’s Department and Floyd County Prosecutor’s Office.