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Police, Neighbors Partner In Bloomington Drug Crackdown
Updated June 19, 2014 10:52 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BLOOMINGTON) - There's a new push to get dangerous drugs off the streets of Bloomington.

Investigators say they found a batch of synthetic marijuana, known as "Spice," thanks to an unusual message.

In Jane Walter's neighborhood on South Washington Street, the handwriting is on the wall - A sign is posted that says "Drugs This Way."

Police found the drugs behind a fence and one doorway away from the sign.

Jeremiah Scales, is in jail, accused of selling Spice out of his and his girlfriend's house. According to Bloomington Police Sgt. Pam Gladish, Scales was arrested after a month-long investigation.

Police also arrested six people for visiting the house.

Neighbors say signs like the "Drugs This Way" and the increased traffic had them concerned and after several calls from residents officers were able to make arrests.



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