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Orange County Police Land Large Drug Bust

Last updated on Tuesday, October 7, 2008

(PAOLI) - Orange County deputies along with Paoli and Indiana State Police made a huge drug bust last night at a rural Paoli home that landed two men in jail.

Police executed a warrant at the CR350 North home of 36-year-old Billy Bledsoe, and wound up finding 2.5 pounds of pot, several baggies of meth, two chainsaws that were reported stolen, two handguns and several long guns, and $1,500 cash.

Bledsoe is in Orange County jail facing felony counts of dealing meth and marijuana, possession of pot and stolen property, and maintaining a common nuisance.

The other man found at the home, 33-year-old Uriah Hickman, faces felony charges of possession of meth and lesser charges of possession of marijuana and visiting a common nuisance.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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