December 26, 2013: the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to 5353 South Underwood Road to investigate a reported house explosion. Upon arrival, Deputies performed a search for any injured persons that may have been on the property. It was then learned that two occupants of the home, Thomas A. Simpson – 58 and Jade Darin Thompson – 27 had driven themselves to the Scott County Emergency Room and were suffering from burns to the body.
Deputies further reported that there was a strong Marijuana and chemical odor coming from the property and contacted the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team was called to respond as well.
A Search Warrant was obtained and upon searching the residence, and evidence was discovered which revealed a Hashish Lab; a significant amount of Marijuana was discovered in and around the home and several items which are used in the manufacturing of Hashish Oil.
This investigation is still under review and charges are expected to be filed in the case.