When Troopers assisted the Harrison County Probation Department with a home visit, the call quickly escalated into a separate drug investigation.
Yesterday morning, at approximately 9:30, Master Trooper Jackie Smith assisted the Harrison County Probation Department with a home visit at 324 Wyandotte Ave., Lot 5 in Corydon.
Shortly after arriving, Trooper Smith observed criminal indicators and sought and received a search warrant on the residence through the Harrison County Superior Court.
As a result of the search and investigation, officers located over 36 grams of methamphetamine.
The residents, Eric Daniel Purvis, 29, and Kayla Dawn Simon, 22, were arrested and remanded into the Harrison County Jail.
Purvis and Simon are both charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine – Level 2 Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine – Level 3 Felony, and Possession of Paraphernalia – C Misdemeanor.
Trooper Smith and the Harrison County Probation department were assisted by Troopers Jonathan Cain and Justin Geltmaker as well as officers from the Corydon Police Department.