SHARE

Three men and two women were arrested by the Washington County Drug Task Force Team and Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, Dec. 11 after a meth lab was seized on North Rush Creek Road in Salem.

Meth Arrest
From left, Jones, McCoskey, Campbell, and Mary Braden and Candace Braden.

At approximately 11:48p, the task force team executed a search warrant for 2233 North Rush Creek Road — the residence of Christopher Campbell.  During the search, a meth lab was located inside the residence.

Five people were located in the residence and arrested and incarcerated at the Washington County Detention Center:

  • Jared A. Jones, 36, of 308 West Main Street, Scottsville, KY.  He was charged with dealing in methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; aiding, inducing or causing an offense (manufacturing meth), a level 3 felony; Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 felony; possession of chemical reagents or precursors, a level 6 felony.
  • Mark D. McCoskey, 40, 105 Teresa Street, Salem, IN.  He was charged with dealing in methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; aiding, inducing or causing an offense (manufacturing meth), a level 4 felony; Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of a legend drug, a level 6 felony; possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor.
  • Mary Braden, 36, 105 Teresa Street, Salem, IN. She was charged with dealing in methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; aiding, inducing or causing an offense (manufacturing methamphetamine),  a level 4 felony; Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of chemical reagents or precursors, a level 6 felony.
  • Christopher Campbell, 49, of  2233 N RUSHCREEK RD  Salem In.  He was charged with Dealing in methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; aiding, inducing or causing an offense (manufacturing methamphetamine), a level 4 felony; Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of chemical reagents or precursors, a level 6 felony.
  • Candace Burden, 36, 308 West Main Street, Scottsville, Ky. She was charged with Dealing in methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; aiding, inducing or causing an offense (manufacturing methamphetamine), a level 4 felony; Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of chemical reagents or precursors, a level 6 felony.

Jones’ charges were more severe than the others because he had a prior record.

Once this lab was located the Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Unit was called to assist in the collection and clean up of the lab.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty