Citizens’ Complaints lead to Eight Arrests in Dupont

Friday, July 26th, 2019 4:54pm

By Sgt. Carey Huls Public Information Officer

10000 block of Reynolds Road

July 25, 2019:  The Indiana State Police and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department received multiple complaints on possible drug activity from residents of the Dupont area over the past few months. On Thursday, a concentrated investigation and enforcement effort resulted in 8 arrests.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., Trooper Randel Miller stopped a red, 1989 Ford Contour for two traffic infractions. During the stop, criminal indicators were detected and a search resulted in locating methamphetamine, suboxone, and paraphernalia.

The driver, Travis Lee Smith, 42, Dupont, Indiana, was arrested for attempted Dealing in Methamphetamine, - Level 5 felony,  Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony, Possession of Paraphernalia - C Misdemeanor, and Possession of a Controlled Substance -A Misdemeanor. 

At 10:25 p.m. on the same day, The Indiana State Police All Crimes Team, along with other Versailles troopers and Jefferson County Deputies, executed a search warrant in the 10000 block of Reynolds Road in Dupont, Indiana.  Officers seized methamphetamine, guns, and paraphernalia during the search. Child Protective Service was also called to the scene to assist due to two children being present.

The following were arrested at the Reynolds Road investigation:

Johnny J Wood, 46, Dupont:

               Dealing Methamphetamine - Level 4 felony

               Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony

               Maintaining a Common Nuisance - Level 6 Felony

               Neglect of a Dependent - Level 6 Felony

               Possession of Paraphernalia - C Misdemeanor

 

Jacob Smith, Dupont:

               Dealing Methamphetamine - Level 4 Felony

               Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony

               Possession of Paraphernalia - C Misdemeanor

               Visiting a Common Nuisance - B Misdemeanor

 

Haley Jines, 27, Dupont:

                Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6  Felony

                Possession of Paraphernalia - C Misdemeanor

                Visiting a Common nuisance, B Misdemeanor

 

Ralph Dale Konkle 39, Dupont:

                Visiting a Common Nuisance - B Misdemeanor

 

Jennifer Wood, 44, Dupont:

                Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony

                Maintaining a Common Nuisance -Level 6 Felony

                Neglect of a Dependent - Level 6 Felony

                Resisting Law Enforcement - A Misdemeanor

 

Amanda Andres, 27, Dupont:

                Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony

                Neglect of a Dependent - Level 6 Felony

                Visiting a Common Nuisance - B Misdemeanor

                Possession of  Paraphernalia -C Misdemeanor

 

James Ferguson, 39, Dupont:

                Visiting a Common Nuisance - B Misdemeanor

All subjects were transported to and remanded into the custody of the Jefferson County Jail. 

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