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Three Arrested On Drug Charges In Loogootee
Updated April 18, 2017 8:06 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(LOOGOOTEE) - The Martin County Sheriff's Department report they arrested 3 people on out of county meth charges.

The incident happened last Tuesday when deputies went to the parking lot of a Loogootee restaurant where a meth buy was said to take place according to information.

The officers and a police dog surrounded a vehicle and extracted the suspects.

One man, 34-year-old Noah Peyton of Pekin, refused and there was a struggle with officers and he broke free and a short foot chase ensued. Peyton was subdued by police with a taser.

Police said Peyton had a knife and meth on him. Police also said he remained combative as he was taken to jail.

A search of the vehicle turned up meth making materials, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Two others were arrested without incident, 28-year-old Jeffery L. Riasor of Corydon and 30-year-old Kaelyn Baldwin of Beach Grove. All are charged with possession, attempted dealing and nuisance charges. Peyton was also charged with resisting law enforcement.

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