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A local police drug team made an arrest on Monday afternoon after a continuing investigation involving a local man selling narcotics. 

On July 9 at approximately 2:42p, the Washington County Drug Team executed a search warrant on Adam Thurman of Salem, who was driving down Main Street in Salem. 

The warrant was the result of a several-months long investigation.

The drug team was able to locate and arrest Thurman on South Main Street. 

During the arrest, other drug-related items were located and seized as evidence. 

Also during the arrest, it was discovered that Thurman’s passenger, Joshua Hill, had an outstanding warrant issued by Orange County Superior Court. 

Both Thurman and Hill were arrested without any further incident. 

Thurman was arrested and charged with his outstanding warrants; three counts of dealing in a narcotic drug, a level 4 felony; three counts of possession of a narcotic drug; level 5 felony.

Thurman was transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is being held on a $30,000 cash only bond. 

Hill was also transported to the detention center and is being held on the Orange County warrant. 

The drug team encourages anyone with drug information or drug activity to call the Crime Tip Line at 812.883.6566. Information can be left confidential and all calls are investigated.