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Two Investigations Along I-65 Lead To Drug Related Arrests
Updated April 14, 2016 3:49 PM | Filed under: Crime
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(JACKSON CO.) - Over the past two days, troopers with the Indiana State Police, Versailles District, have conducted investigations along I-65 near Seymour which have led to numerous drug related arrests.

On Tuesday, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Trooper Randel Miller conducted a traffic stop on a 2006 Lexus southbound on I-65 near the 51 mile marker.

During the stop, Trp. Miller became suspicious of criminal activity taking place. Trp. Miller's K-9 Jinx alerted to the odor of an illegal drug coming from the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle Jinx found heroin, controlled substances, syringes, and drug paraphernalia.

The three Crossville, Tennessee residents 40-year-old Amy L. Boston, 32-year-old James L. Turner and 30-year-old Dexter W. Parsons, were all arrested on numerous charges including dealing heroin, possession of heroin, possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession of a legend drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were all transported to the Jackson County Jail where they will soon all be given an initial court appearance in the Jackson County Circuit Court.

Trp. Miller was assisted by Captain Anthony Scott, Trooper Rick Hewitt, and Trooper Michael Thiron.

On Wednesday, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Sergeant Stephen Wheeles responded to a report of drug activity in a vehicle just off I-65 at State Road 11, just north of Seymour.

Troopers became suspicious of criminal activity taking place in the vehicle. One of the occupants, 23-year-old Amber N. Miller, of New Albany was found to be wanted on a warrant out of Clark County.

The second occupant, 23-year-old Kenneth W. Henson, also of New Albany, was found to be in possession of hypodermic syringes.

Both Miller and Henson were arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail.

Miller will soon be transported to the Clark County Jail while Henson will be given a court date to appear in the Jackson County Circuit Court to face a charge of possession of a hypodermic syringe, level 6 felony.

Sgt. Wheeles was assisted by Troopers Kevin Riordan and Seth Davidson.

The Indiana State Police continue to pursue those individuals who choose to deal, possess, and transport illegal drugs on the roadways in the State of Indiana. The state police encourage those individuals with knowledge of drug activity to contact their local state police post or the Indiana State Police Drug Tipline at (800)453-4756. Callers can remain anonymous.

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