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Posted on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 - - - This post has 801 views
Huge Law Enforcement collaboration rounds up 5 local area persons on Federal Drug Charges
REF: Federal Drug Warrants Served in Jasper County
On Thursday, September 7, 2017 units with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, Rensselaer Police Department, Indiana State Police and Newton County Drug Task Force conducted Federal Warrant Arrest on the following individuals:
Shane Howard, white male, age 34 years from Wheatfield, Indiana
Nicole Bean, white female, age 34 years from Hebron, Indiana
Brandon Govert, white male, age 40 years from Wheatfield, Indiana
David Richie Larson, white male, age 34 from Shelby, Indiana
Brook Hurd, white female, age 28 from Goodland, Indiana
All of the Federal warrants were the result of a combined Federal and Local investigation into the possession of chemical components for the conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. By approximately 12:30 P.M. on September 7th all of the suspects were in custody and either being held at an adjoining county jail or in Federal custody of the US Marshals.
These charges as well as future suspects, is the direct result of a long term investigation into the criminal methamphetamine production that has plagued the northwest Indiana area.
Press release from Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.