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Second Person Arrested is Linked to another Drug Overdose


Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

111 South First Street                                     April 16,2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170



Second Person Arrested is Linked to another Drug Overdose


Scott-On March 28, 2019 an investigation began after an overdose occurred in Scott County. A thorough investigation and assistance from the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office led to an arrest warrant for Harold “Matt” Kemp, 45, of Scottsburg.   Kemp has been charged with the following, DEALING SCHEDULE I, II, III CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - AT LEAST ONE GRAM LT FIVE, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, and MAINTAINING A COMMON NUISANCE.


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Sheriff Goodin wants the community to know this is the second recent arrest involving overdoses in Scott County. These types of investigations will continue to ensure a drug free community.


All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a Court of Law.


Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400