Shoals Man Arrested After Police Search Home, Find Drugs

(SHOALS) – A Shoals man is facing additional charges after an Indiana State Police troop and Martin County Sheriff’s deputy searched his home Friday afternoon.

Thomas Holt

Indiana State Trooper Jarrod Lents and Martin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Joshua Seymour arrived at the residence of 58-year-old Thomas C. Holt to execute the service of a felony arrest warrant.

A warrant had been issued earlier in the day by Martin County Circuit Court Judge Lynne Ellis for a probation violation on charges of possession of meth and marijuana, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, and maintaining a common nuisance.

When officers arrived at the home, Holt was in his vehicle attempting to leave.

Trooper Lents activated his emergency lights and blocked the driveway, preventing Holt from leaving. They searched Holt’s vehicle and found a storage bag containing several smaller bags of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and an additional container of meth.

Holt was transported to the Martin County Security Center without further incident on new charges of possession of meth, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia

He is currently being held without bond on the probation violation.