Separate Investigations Lead to Arrest of Two for Dealing Meth

( SELLERSBURG) – During the afternoon and evening hours of Thursday,
October 10th, the Sellersburg Post All Crimes Policing (ACP) squad
conducted two separate drug investigations resulting in two separate
arrests for dealing in methamphetamine.

  Around 2:30 Thursday afternoon, Troopers arrived at 165 S. New Albany St. in Sellersburg armed with a search warrant after officers received
information on possible drug dealing.

Officers also learned the suspect, Travis Ray Shields Jr., 54, was possibly a convicted felon in possession of firearms.

As a result of the investigation, Troopers located approximately 30 grams of suspected methamphetamine as well as a semi-automatic pistol and
shotgun.

Shields was arrested without incident and transported to the Clark County Jail.  Shortly after 9 pm, Troopers converged on the address of Michael C. Stocksdale, 44, located at 115 Clay St. in New Albany.

Troopers on the ACP squad had received prior information on possible drug activity and requested a search warrant through the Floyd County
Courts.

This investigation lead to the discovery of approximately 16 grams of suspected methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

Stocksdale was arrested and remanded into the custody of the Floyd County Jail. New Albany Police Department assisted in the warrant service
and arrest. 

 Travis R. Shields Jr.:Dealing in Methamphetamine – Level 2 Felony
 Possession of Methamphetamine – Level 3 Felony Possession of Firearm
by Violent Felon – Level 4 FelonyPossession of Paraphernalia –
A MisdemeanorPossession of Marijuana – B Misdemeanor Michael C.
Stocksdale:Dealing in Methamphetamine – Level 2 Felony Possession of Methamphetamine – Level 4 Felony Possession of Hypodermic Needle –
Level 6 Felony Possession of Paraphernalia – A MisdemeanorPossession of Marijuana – B Misdemeanor
Travis Sheilds
Michael Stockdale
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