Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested four on drug charges on Wednesday afternoon after deputies responded to 6072 E. Polk Road in Scott County, Indiana in reference to a domestic disturbance.
Arrested and charged were:
Robert Swope Sr. (age 56) for Possession of a Narcotic Drug (Heroin), Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Possession of Paraphernalia; Robert Swope Jr. (age 28) for Possession of Marijuana, Battery, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance; Destin Swope (age 27) for Possession of Marijuana, Battery, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance; and Tiffany Howell (age 26) for Possession of Marijuana and Visiting a Common Nuisance.
Deputies arrived and observed individuals inside of the residence running around, heard screaming and loud noises consistent with fighting.
While conducting the investigation, deputies could smell the strong odor of burnt marijuana. Deputies also located marijuana in plain view.
The residence was secured and a search warrant was obtained for the residence.
Deputies executed the search warrant and were assisted by a trooper with theIndiana State Police. During the search, law enforcement located additionalmarijuana, heroin, paraphernalia associated with drug dealing, paraphernalia associated with drug use, digital scales and numerous firearms.
Sheriff McClain encourages the citizens of Scott County to report any suspicious activity, including drug activity, to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff McClain reminds the citizens that the Sheriff’s Office maintains several options for reporting criminal activity anonymously including the department’s website, Facebook page, and a tip line.