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5 Arrested In Austin Drug Bust
Updated May 5, 2013 12:59 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(AUSTIN, IN) - A week-long investigation into drug dealing in Austin, Indiana led to the arrest of 5 Scottsburg people.

Yesterday afternoon, police executed a search warrant at a home in Austin after conducting an investigation into coke dealing, and allegedly retrieved a quarter ounce of cocaine, 20 hydrocodone pills and a little over $1,400 cash.

29-year-old Kevin "Scotty" Noble and 20-year-old Patrick Mantia were both charged with felony counts of dealing and possessing cocaine over 3 grams, and maintaining a common nuisance, and a misdemeanor paraphernalia charge.

27-year-old Tisha Houchens was charged with felony maintaining a common nuisance. Additionally, 2 people linked to an undercover cocaine buy were arrested.

29-year-old Joel Haight and 26-year-old Crystal Kimrey were both charged with a felony count of dealing cocaine over 3 grams.

All 5 people are currently housed in Scott County jail.

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