Two men were arrested by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department for dealing drugs – one from Austin and one from Tampico in Jackson County.
Deputy Joe Baker received a tip in regards to the whereabouts of Keith Smith.
The information provided led Deputy Baker to a residence in Tampico, Indiana.
Smith was arrested on an active warrant and taken into custody without further incident.
Smith was arrested for DEALING SCHEDULE I, II, III CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE – AT LEAST ONE GRAM LT FIVE, DEALING SCHEDULE IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE – AT LEAST FIVE GRAMS LT TEN GRAMS, DEALING IN MARIJUANA WEIGHING B/T 30 GRAMS & 10 POUNDS, MAINTAINING A COMMON NUISANCE, and POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA.
Deputy Baker also received an additional tip in regards to the whereabouts of Johnnie T. Sizemore Jr., who had an active arrest warrant.
Information led Deputy Baker to a residence in Austin, Indiana.
With the assistance of Austin Police Department, Sizemore was taken into custody without further incident.
Sizemore was arrested for DEALING IN COCAINE OR NARCOTIC DRUG – AT LEAST ONE GRAM LT 5 GRAMS, and DEALING IN COCAINE OR NARCOTIC DRUG – AT LEAST ONE GRAM LT 5 GRAMS.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office continues to target and arrest alleged drug dealers in Scott County as the jail records show. Sheriff Goodin’s philosophy of quit dealing, move out of the county or go to jail policy is sending a direct message to the drug culture that Scott County will be a Drug Free Community.