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Five arrested during search warrant



On 10-02-2012 Deputy Jeremy Arnold from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and Officer Troy Ford from the Scottsburg City Police were made aware of Drug activity taking place at 1147 Bond Street Apartment # 11 in Austin, IN.

During the investigation, Deputy Arnold and Officer Ford applied for a search warrant for said residence and a warrant was granted.

On 10-02-2012, Deputies and Officers from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Scottsburg Police Department, Austin Police Department and Scott County Probation Office served this search warrant.

During the Search of the Apartment, Officers located several different types of prescription narcotics, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a significant amount of US Currency.

Five individuals were arrested during the service of this search warrant.

Tammy Arevelos, age 41 was arrested and has been charged with two counts of dealing in a controlled substance, five counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.

John “Paul” Hurt, age 54 was arrested and has been charged with conspiracy to deal in a controlled substance and aiding in dealing in a controlled substance.

Kelsi Barnes, age 24 was arrested and has been charged with visiting a common nuisance and for possession of paraphernalia.

Travis Truman, age 24 was arrested has been charged with visiting a common nuisance.

 John Shelton, age 29 was arrested  has been charged with visiting a common nuisance.

All charges are preliminary and further charges are expected to follow.

This drug activity took place in a housing complex which could lead to these charges being enhanced.


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