Two Rockport Residents Arrested on Numerous Meth Charges

Two Rockport Residents Arrested on Numerous Meth Charges

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A Rockport couple are behind bars after an ongoing drug investigation developed into additional methamphetamine related charges.

On Sunday, March 13 at 8:15 P.M., Master Trooper Trey Lytton and Spencer County Deputy David Hall attempted to serve an arrest warrant at 827 Sycamore Street, Lot 11 in Rockport.

The warrant stemmed from a narcotics investigation by Trooper Lytton that lead to charges being filed on Jonathan S. Byers, 32, Rockport.

Trooper Lytton located Byers walking from his Sycamore Street residence and placed him into custody without incident.

While searching Byers, Trooper Lytton located coffee filters, believed to have been used in a methamphetamine lab, that field tested positive for methamphetamine.

A probation search was conducted by the officers at the residence. During the search, a “one-pot” meth lab, articles used to manufacture meth, a hypodermic needle, and other drug paraphernalia were found.

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Jonathan S. Byers, 32
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Toni R. Allen, 48

48 year old Toni R. Allen was inside the residence and placed into custody. Both Byers and Allen were transported and lodged in the Spencer County Jail.

Investigating Officer: Master Trooper Trey Lytton
Assisting Agencies: ISP Meth Suppression Section, Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, Spencer County Probation Department

Arrested and Charges:
Jonathan S. Byers, 32
827 Sycamore Street, Lot 11, Rockport, IN
– Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Level 5 Felony
– Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
– Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Level 6 Felony
– Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, Level 6 Felony
– Possession of Paraphernalia with a Prior Offense, Class A Misdemeanor
– Possession of Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor
Arrest Warrant:
– Possession of Marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor
– Possession of Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor
– Possession of Marijuana with a Prior Conviction, Class A Misdemeanor
– Possession of Paraphernalia with a Prior Conviction, Class A Misdemeanor

Toni R. Allen, 48
827 Sycamore Street, Lot 11, Rockport, IN
– Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Level 5 Felony
– Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
– Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Level 6 Felony
– Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, Level 6 Felony
– Possession of Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor