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Targeted Patrol Results in Numerous Drug Charges

Friday, June 14, 2019 at 8:47 AM

By Sgt. Carey Huls Indiana State Police - Sellersburg

Trooper Zach Smith and K-9 Riggs

Patrolling along I-65

The All Crimes Policing (ACP) squad from the Sellersburg Post conducted a targeted drug patrol on I-65 in southern Indiana over the past two days.  As a result, 14 people have been charged with various drug charges ranging from possession of marijuana to meth and even fentanyl-laced heroin. 

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, the ACP squad patrolled I-65 in Clark and Scott Counties stopping vehicles for a variety of traffic violations. The ACP squad consists of nine troopers and also includes K-9 Teague and his handler, Trooper Nathan Abbott, and K-9 Riggs and his handler, Trooper Zach Smith.  

As a result of the traffic stops and the subsequent investigations, fourteen people were either arrested or cited for drug charges.  There were 27 total charges, including eight felonies.   Twenty-two citations and 82 warnings were also issued. 

The following were arrested and incarcerated at the Clark County Jail.

Timothy Allen, 40, Austin, Indiana; Possession of a Narcotic - Level 6 Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony.

Darek C. Powers, 40, Scottsburg, Indiana; Possession of a Narcotic - Level 6 Felony.

Ashley Danielle Nicole Sullivan, 26, Austin, Indiana;  Possession of a Syringe - Level 6 Felony, Possession of Heroin - Level 6 Felony, and Trafficking with an Inmate - Level 5 Felony. 

Scott Allen Dorris, 50, Trafalgar, Indiana; Possession of a Narcotic (Heroin/Fentanyl) - Level 6 Felony, Possession of a Syringe - Level 6 Felony. 

Jason C. McComb, 25, Jeffersonville, Indiana; False Informing - B Misdemeanor. 

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