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Three Austin men were charged and arrested on warrants for drug related charges Friday afternoon. 

Arrested and Charged were:

  • Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner, 45, Water Tower Road, Austin, (address located in county).
    *Charged with-Possession of Methamphetamine, Dealing Methamphetamine, Resisting Law Enforcement and Criminal Trespass.  Incarcerated at the Scott County Jail.

    Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner
  • Jesse Eversole, 40, Dana Lane, Austin.
    *Charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance. Arrested by Austin City Police on 4-18-2017. Incarcerated at the Scott County Jail. 

    Jesse Eversole
  • Joseph Riley, 40, Main Street, Austin, IN.
    *Charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance. Warrant served on him in the Scott County Jail where he was incarcerated on other charges at the time the warrant was issued. Incarcerated at the Scott County Jail. 

    Joseph Riley

    Troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg and officers from the Austin City Police Department went to Cypress Street in Austin looking for Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner, 45, from Water Tower Road, Austin, (address located in the county).

Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner had a warrant for his arrest issued out of the Scott County Circuit Court for Dealing and Possession of Methamphetamine. Troopers and officers located Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner at the residence and after a short foot pursuit he was apprehended and taken into custody.
 
The warrant was a result of an investigation that began on February 21st of this year.

On that day, the Indiana State Police received information of possible drug activity taking place at an address on Fourth Street in Austin. When troopers and officers from the Austin City Police went to the address on Fourth Street, they located Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner and two other male subjects located inside of a vehicle parked with the engine running behind the home.
 
After speaking to the occupants of the vehicle, a trooper located Methamphetamine, Digital Scales and U.S. Currency.

The evidence was taken into custody and the investigation ended with three arrest warrants being issued on April 18th for, Jeffrey “Darin” Hanner, (in driver’s seat of vehicle during initial investigation), Jesse Eversole, (back seat occupant of the vehicle during initial investigation) and Joseph Riley, (front passenger seat occupant of the vehicle during initial investigation).