On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, the Indiana State Police served a search warrant at a rural Washington County, Indiana address that led to the discovery of a large amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine and the arrests of the homeowners.
As part of an ongoing investigation, troopers with the Indiana State Police-Versailles ‘All Crimes Policing Team’ with the assistance of the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section obtained a search warrant for a residence located on Pumpkin Center Road in rural Washington County, Indiana.
While serving the search warrant, troopers located approximately 18 pounds of suspected crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a large amount of US Currency.
The homeowners, Raymond Collins, age 48, and Deborah Mack-Collins, age 52, were both arrested on numerous drug-related charges.
Both were incarcerated in the Washington County Jail pending their initial appearance in court.
They preliminarily face felony charges of Dealing with Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Corrupt Business Influence, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and misdemeanor charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The Indiana State Police continues to actively pursue those who choose to distribute illegal drugs into our communities.
Anyone with information about ongoing drug activity is urged to report the activity to your nearest Indiana State Police Post.
Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.