Warrant Leads To Arrests; Drugs Seized (Photos)





Huntingburg (Local Sources) – Serving an arrest warrant Monday afternoon ended up with a lot more than one arrest for Indiana State Police Monday afternoon.
Indiana State police at Jasper say shortly before 2pm Monday, Trooper Brock Werne and officers with the Huntingburg Police Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a residence in the 200 block of North Van Buren Street in Huntingburg.

ISP says officers were looking for 35-year old Chad Ramsey of Huntingburg, who was wanted in Dubois County for failing to appear for a court appearance.

As other officers arrived at the front door, Werne went to the back of the residence.  There he said he heard voices inside a shed in the back yard.  Werne knocked on the door, asking for Ramsey; Ramsey exited a second door and was placed into custody.


Items found by Indiana State Police in shed. Photos: Indiana State Police

As officers were arresting Ramsey, they could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the inside of the shed.  Officers obtained consent to search the shed from the second man present, 30-year old Gregory Reisz of Huntingburg.

ISP says officers found marijuana, smoking devices, digital scales, and a container containing a white powder that field tested positive for methamphetamine.  Additionally, officers found a Chinese throwing star hanging on the wall, which is illegal to possess in Indiana.

Ramsey and Reisz were taken into custody without incident

Both men are charged with Possession of Methamphetamine (a Level 6 felony, Maintaining a Common Nuisance (a Level 6 felony, Possession of Marijuana (Class B misdemeanor), Possession of Paraphernalia (Class C misdemeanor), and Possession of a Chinese Throwing Star (Class C misdemeanor).

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