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More Than 40 People Arrested Thursday On Drug Related Charges
Updated September 22, 2017 8:03 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(WASHINGTON) - Around 6 a.m. Thursday, officers with the Washington Police Department, Indiana State Police and Drug Enforcement Administration arrested more than 40 people on drug-related warrants.

According to an Indiana State Police three law enforcement agencies were assisted by the Daviess County Sheriff's Department, Knox County Sheriff's Department and Vincennes police and Odon police, as well as officers in Martin, Monroe and Greene counties in serving nearly four dozen warrants.

Also assisting were the U.S. Marshals, ATF, DEA, Daviess County Prosecutor's Office, Daviess County Superior Court, Knox County Prosecutor's Office and the Knox County Superior Court.

In all, more than 50 members of law enforcement worked the operation and by 3 p.m. had arrested more than 40 individuals - five individuals were arrested on non-warrant related charges. Six wanted individuals have yet to be located. Police say, all were arrested without incident.

Police say the investigation focused on meth, prescription drug and opioid distribution. Additional amounts of meth, heroin, marijuana, syringes, paraphernalia, and firearms were located during the investigation.

List of those arrested:

1. Lena Alton, 35, Vincennes, wanted in Knox County, two counts dealing meth

2. Joshua Arnold, 31, Washington, dealing meth

3. Roy Arroyo-Vale, 38, Washington, new charge visiting common nuisance

4. Ashley Bechtel 34, Washington, dealing meth

5. James Booher, 30, Washington, two counts dealing meth

6. Steven Booher, 22, Washington, dealing meth and conspiracy to commit dealing meth

7. Jennifer Butler , 26, Jasonville, wanted in Daviess County, dealing in a synthetic drug

8. Austin Collins, 23, Washington, dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance

9. Betty Edmondson, 40, Washington, dealing meth, new charges of dealing meth, possession meth, reckless possession of paraphernalia

10. Justin Elenbaas, 19, Washington, conspiracy to commit dealing meth

11. Tiffany Emmons -Burchfield, 25, Vincennes, dealing in a look-a-like substance

12. James Fricke, 53, Washington, dealing meth

13. Mervin Graber, 31, Washington, two counts dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance

14. Ralph Haines, 21, Washington, new charge of visiting a common nuisance

15. Joshua Hambrick, 37, Washington, two counts dealing meth

16. Michael Hambrick, 35, Washington, two counts dealing meth and one count conspiracy to commit dealing meth

17. Robert Hambrick, Jr., 36, Washington, dealing meth

18. Paul Hess, 49, Vincennes, wanted in Knox County, dealing meth

19. James Howard, 56, Washington, dealing in a Schedule I, II, or III controlled substance, dealing in a Schedule IV controlled substance

20. Aaron Lang, 25, Washington, new charge of visiting a common nuisance

21. Drake Latham, 27, Washington, dealing meth

22. Benjamin Leighty, 39, Washington, two counts dealing meth

23. Kendra Leighty, 25, Washington wanted in Daviess County, dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance

24. Eric Logston, 34, Vincennes, wanted in Daviess and Knox counties, dealing meth and dealing in a look-a-like substance

25. Stacey Long, 48, Washington, two counts dealing meth

26. Miranda Merriman, 23, Bloomington, two counts dealing meth, new charges of possession of narcotic drug, possession meth, possession of meth, possession paraphernalia

27. Kenneth Morning, 46, Washington, dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance

28. Marina Morning, 25, Washington, possession of meth

29. Monty Murphy, Jr., 37, Washington, new charges of dealing meth, possession meth, reckless possession of paraphernalia

30. Tyler Nading, 25, Washington, dealing meth

31. Gage Overton, 25, Washington, two counts dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance

32. Jordan Page, 23, Washington, dealing meth and conspiracy to commit dealing meth

33. Derrick Parker, 38, Washington, conspiracy to commit dealing meth, dealing in cocaine and conspiracy to commit dealing in cocaine

34. Benjamin Phillips, 19, Bloomington, two counts conspiracy to commit dealing meth

35. Megan Potter, 25, Vincennes, dealing in a Schedule I, II, or III controlled substance and sealing in a Schedule IV controlled substance

36. Jamiee Robinson, 41, Vincennes, dealing meth

37. Jeffrey Scheid, 55, Washington, two counts dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance

38. Ashley Schutte, 24, Shoals, dealing in a schedule II controlled substance

39. Richard Shelton, 64, Washington, dealing meth

40. Heather Shofner, 32, Montgomery, dealing meth

41. Jonathan Spaulding, 30, Washington, dealing Schedule III controlled substance

42. Charles Thomas, 29, Vincennes, dealing in a Schedule I, II, or III controlled substance

43. Karen Vanarsdale, 42, Washington, new charge visiting common nuisance

44. John Ward, 33, Washington, two counts dealing meth

45. George Weiss, Jr., 34, Vincennes, dealing meth (No photo available)

46. Justin Williams 28, Washington, three counts dealing meth

47. Tiffany Wilson, 37, Vincennes, wanted in Knox County two counts dealing meth

48. David Yoder, 52, Bruceville, dealing meth



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