| ROBERT SWOPE SR.
|| ROBERT SWOPE JR.
|| DESTIN SWOPE
|| TIFFANY HOWELL
Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 6072 E. Polk Road in Scott County, Indiana in reference to a domestic disturbance. Deputies arrived and observed individuals inside of the residence running around, heard screaming and loud noises consistent with fighting. While conducting the investigation, deputies could smell the strong odor of burnt marijuana. Deputies also located marijuana in plain view.
The residence was secured and a search warrant was obtained for the residence. Deputies executed the search warrant and were assisted by a trooper with the Indiana State Police. During the search, law enforcement located additional marijuana, heroin, paraphernalia associated with drug dealing, paraphernalia associated with drug use, digital scales and numerous firearms.
Deputies arrested Robert Swope Sr. (age 56) for Possession of a Narcotic Drug (Heroin), Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Possession of Paraphernalia; Robert Swope Jr. (age 28) for Possession of Marijuana, Battery, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance; Destin Swope (age 27) for Possession of Marijuana, Battery, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance; and Tiffany Howell (age 26) for Possession of Marijuana and Visiting a Common Nuisance.
Sheriff McClain encourages the citizens of Scott County to report any suspicious activity, including drug activity, to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff McClain reminds the citizens that the Sheriff’s Office maintains several options for reporting criminal activity anonymously including the department’s website, Facebook page, and a tip line.
Tip Line: 812-752-7898
All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.