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Two Arrested On Meth Charges

Last updated on Monday, October 29, 2012

(LINTON) - Late Friday afternoon, the Greene County Drug Task Force arrested 31-year-old Justin Wright and 29-year-old Jeremy Phillips, both of Linton, on a variety of meth charges.

According to a press release, Wright is charged with manufacturing meth; possession of meth and possession of precursors with intent to manufacture meth all within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex.

Phillips faces a single charge of manufacturing meth within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex.

Officers from the Linton Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle, driven by Phillips, leaving Wright's residence.

During the stop, K-9 Officer Mike Watts and his dog Luke conducted an exterior search and got a positive alert.

A search warrant was then obtained and police found various items related to the manufacture of meth.

Two additional search warrants were obtained for the residences of Wright and Phillips. At Wright's police found numerous precursors and equipment used in the manufacturing of meth.

LPD Detective Sgt. Josh Goodman is the investigating officer in the case.

Throughout the investigation, members of the GC Drug Task Force, Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab team and K-9 Luke and K-9 Charlie assisted.

Both suspects were taken to the Greene County Jail where they are being held without bond pending an initial court appearance.

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