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Police arrested 36 adults and 1 juvenile, with over 115 criminal charges being filed on Friday in a drug sweep of Jefferson County. 

On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, The Indiana State Police Versailles Post All Crimes Policing (ACP) Team in conjunction with the Ohio Valley Crime Suppression Task Force (OVCSTF) and the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section conducted a drug arrest warrant round up in Jefferson County, Indiana. The OVCSTF consists of officers from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office,

Hanover Police Department, Switzerland County Sheriff’s Office, and the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office.  Over the past year, the ACP Team and OVCSTF have been actively investigating drug complaints in Jefferson County, Indiana. 

These investigations were presented to the Jefferson County Prosecutor on December 3rd, 2019, resulting in numerous arrest warrants being issued in relation to these cases.  The warrants were issued out of both the Jefferson Superior and Circuit courts.

On December 4th, 2019, officers from the ISP ACP Team and the OVCSTF began serving the warrants and continued to locate wanted individuals into the next day. 

While serving the warrants, officers discovered new evidence of drug activity occurring at multiple locations where the warrants were served.  Based on this newly discovered drug activity, multiple individuals were arrested that were not part of the original round up and over 60 new criminal charges were filed, most of which were drug offenses. 

Out of the warrants issued, officers were able to located 20 of the wanted individuals. 

The following individuals were arrested in the round up:

BENJAMIN LINVILLE, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

New Charges:         Maintaining a common nuisance, Level 6 felony

                                Possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, Class B misdemeanor

 

DEANNA COX, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                   Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

New Charges:         Maintaining a common nuisance, Level 6 felony

                                Possession of marijuana, class B misdemeanor

                               

MELLISSA TERRY, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                   Dealing in methamphetamine, level 5 felony

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a legend drug, level 6 felony

                                Possession of marijuana, class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

New Charges:         Maintaining a common, Level 6 felony

                                Possess. Methamphetamine, Level 6 felony

                                Possess. Paraphernalia, class B misdemeanor

 

MICHAEL LAMB, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

New Charges:         Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class B misdemeanor

 

TRAVIS HAGGARD, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of para, class B misdemeanor

 

SUSAN BLAIR, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:    Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

 

CLINTON LINVILLE, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

 

STEVEN WITHROW, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of marijuana, class B misdemeanor

 

JOSHUA R. TORRANCE, Madison, Indiana

Warrant                   Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Operating a vehicle while suspended, class A misdemeanor

New Charges:         Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony,

                                Visiting a common nuisance, class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of marijuana, class C misdemeanor

                                Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, level 6 felony

 

DAHLILA JESTER, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Possession of Methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

                                Visiting a common nuisance, class B misdemeanor

                                Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, level 6 felony

 

SHAQUEL LUSHAY, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Possession of Methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, level 6 felony

 

ANDREW BOSHEARS, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:    Possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony,

                           Visiting a common nuisance, class B misdemeanor

                          Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, level 6 felony

 

COREY LANE, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         False Informing, class A misdemeanor

                                Visiting a common nuisance, class B misdemeanor

                                Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, level 6 felony

 

JUVENILE FEMALE, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Visiting a common nuisance, class B misdemeanor

 

ANNE STIDHAM, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

New Charges:         Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

 

JASON COOK, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

New Charges:         Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

 

ASHLEY PRUITT, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

New Charges:         Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a legend drug, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a controlled substance, class A misdemeanor

 

REBECCA LAUGHERY, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

 

RICKY ERWIN, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

 

CHARLES HAMMON, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

 

ZACHARIAH ERWIN, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

 

JUSTIN SMALLWOOD, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

 

JOSHUA LAKE, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                   Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

 

BEEBE BROOKS, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                 Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

 

LOGAN DEATON, Hanover, Indiana

Warrant:               Dealing Marijuana, level 6 felony

New Charges:       Possession of marijuana, class A misdemeanor

 

JOANN BROOKS, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

New Charges:         Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

 

MICHAEL MALONE, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

                                Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

 

DARION PATCH, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Visiting a common nuisance, Class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of a controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor

 

MORGAN ROWLISON, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                   Dealing methamphetamine, level 3 felony

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 5 felony

 

TONI ROWLETT, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class c misdemeanor

New Charges:         Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor

                                Possession of marijuana, Class C misdemeanor

                                Possession of paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor

 

SARA ESTELL, Madison, Indiana

New Charges:         Battery with a deadly weapon, level 6 felony     

                                Possession of marijuana, Class C misdemeanor

 

DONALD LAMB, Madison, Indiana:

Warrant:                  Visiting a common nuisance, class B misdemeanor

 

JASON SCROGGINS, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a legend drug, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

 

ROCHELLE SINGLETON, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of marijuana, class B misdemeanor

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

 

ELIZABETH HAMM, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                   Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, Class C misdemeanor

               

JAMES COOMER, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                   Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a syringe, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

 

CHARLES HOLLINS, Madison, Indiana

Warrant:                  Dealing in methamphetamine, level 5 felony

                                Possession of methamphetamine, level 6 felony

                                Possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, level 4 felony

                                Maintaining a common nuisance, level 6 felony

                                Possession of paraphernalia, class C misdemeanor

The Indiana State Police-Versailles ACP Team will continue to proactively pursue those engaging in the distribution and use of controlled substances.  The Indiana State Police encourages citizens to report any information regarding such activities.  Citizens can report information to the Indiana State Police Versailles Post at 812-689-5000 or the Ohio Valley Crime Suppression Task Force at 833-493-TIPS(8477).  Callers may remain anonymous.