Madison Police Department arrested seven people over the long holiday weekend on narcotic related charges

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 9:09am

By John I Wallace Madison Police Chief

Traffic Stops leads to Arrests

                                  

11/26/21 - Jacqueline A. Robak 26, Madison, Indiana, and Nathan R. Smith, 34, Bedford, Kentucky, were arrested following a traffic stop on State Road #62 near U.S. Highway #421.  K-9 Officer Trent Smith and his partner Colt conducted an open air sniff of the vehicle in which the pair were traveling in.  Colt gave a positive indication for the presence of narcotics.  During the subsequent search, methamphetamine was located.  Both Roabak and Smith face preliminary alleged charges of possession of methamphetamine L-6 felony and possession of a syringe L-6 felony. Robak and Smith have the presumption of innocence until otherwise proven guilty.  Officer Curtis Shelpman led the investigation and was assisted by Smith, K-9 Colt, and  Sergeant Aaron Watson.

11/27/21 - Patricia A. Carson 47, Bedford, Kentucky, was arrested on East Street following a traffic stop.  Carson was found to be in possession of methamphetamine L-6, marijuana B/M, and paraphanailia C/M.  K-9 Colt, Patrolman / K-9 Officer Trent Smith, Captain Season Jackson, and Patrolman Curtis Shelpman conducted the investigation.  Carson has the presumption of innocence until otherwise proven guilty. 

11/27/21 - Suzanna Leigh Babiarz-Humes 32, Madison, Indiana, Ryan E. Brown 43, Madison, Indiana, and Kaitlyn E. Long 29, Louisville, Kentucky, were arrested on various narcotic related charges following a traffic stop on West Clifty Drive. Babiarz-Humes faces preliminary alleged charges of possession of methamphetamine L-6 felony, possession of paraphanailia A/M, possession of legend drug A/M.  Long faces preliminary alleged charges of possession of methamphetamine L-6 and possession of paraphanailia A/M.  Brown faces preliminary alleged charges of resisting arrest A/M, felon in possession of a firearm L-5, possession of methamphetamine L-5, possession of a legendary drug L-5 and possession of paraphanailia A/M. Brown fled from Officer Curtis Shelpman, on foot, during the initial traffic stop.  Shelpman was able to take him into custody.  K-9 Colt and his handler Trent Smith, along with Deputy Brian Muldoon assisted. Colt gave his handler a positive indication for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  During the subsequent search, drugs were located. Babiarz-Humes, Brown and Long have the presumption of innocence until otherwise proven guilty.

11/28/21 - Madison Police arrested Joanne M. Gotts 44, Madison, Indiana, on various charges.  Gotts was observed on Cross Ave, by Patrol Officer Kayla Taylor-Moore, and Jared Sweet.  The officers had prior knowledge of an active warrant for Gotts' arrest.  As officers attempted to take Gotts into custody, she fled in her vehicle.  The pursuit was short as Gotts pulled off the edge of the roadway shortly after it began.  Gotts was taken into custody without further incident.  Gotts was found to be in possession of methamphetamine L-6, possession of a scheduled drug L-6, and possession of paraphanailia C/M.  The active warrants were for contempt of court L-6 and Failure to appear L-6.  Gotts has the presumption of innocence until otherwise proven guilty.  Senior Patrolman Adam Guzman assisted. 

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