Months Long Investigation Ends in Drug Arrest

Months Long Investigation Ends in Drug Arrest


After several months of investigating a Salem man has been arrested on charges of dealing drugs.

Carl Ernest Hart, 30, 217 S. Teresa Street, Salem, was arrested on November 5th,  2015 at approximately 11:29am by the Washington County Drug team.


The arrest led from a several month long drug investigation, according to the Drug Team.  Assisting agencies included:  Salem Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, and the Washington County Prosecutors Office.

Hart was arrested at the above residence for his outstanding warrants, which were three counts of dealing in a narcotic drug, all level 5 felonies.

Hart was transported to the Washington County Detention, and is being held on a $30,000 cash only bond.