Anonymous Tip Leads To Ferdinand Man Arrested On Drug Charges



Ferdinand (NNDC) – A tip from the public has led the arrest of a Ferdinand man on drug charges.

Thursday, Dubois County Sheriff’s Department deputies and officers with the Ferdinand Police Department executed a search warrant and found about 47 grams of suspected marijuana and other items of paraphernalia in the West 9th Street apartment of 25-year old Joshua Ditto.

DCSD deputy Jesus Monarrez and his K-9 Karma executed the search warrant.  DCSD says Karma located marijuana and paraphernalia items in a back bedroom of the apartment. (SEE PHOTO BELOW)

Ditto has been charged with a Level 6 felony count of Possession of Marijuana over 30 grams with a prior conviction and a Class A misdemeanor of Possession of Paraphernalia with a prior conviction.

Upon checking Ditto’s criminal history officers learned that Ditto has a previous conviction for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia in Dubois Superior Court on 10/11/2016.

DCSD says anyone with drug information is asked to contact the Dubois County Sheriffs Department or their local police department and speak with an officer about their concerns.   All callers can remain confidential.


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