Probation Visit Results in Meth Arrests

(CORYDON) – When Troopers assisted the Harrison County Probation Department with a home visit, the call quickly escalated into a separate drug investigation. 

On Wednesday, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Master Trooper Jackie Smith assisted the Harrison County Probation Department with a home visit at 324 Wyandotte Ave., Lot 5 in Corydon.  Shortly after arriving, Trooper Smith observed criminal indicators and sought and received a search warrant on the residence through Harrison County Superior Court.    

As a result of the search and investigation, officers located more than 36 grams of methamphetamine. 

Eric Daniel Purvis

The residents, 29-year-old Eric Daniel Purvis and 22-year-old Kayla Dawn Simon, were arrested and remanded into the Harrison County Jail. 

Kayla Dawn Simon

Purvis and Simon are both charged with dealing methamphetamine, a Level 2 felony, possession of meth a Level 3 felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C misdemeanor. 

Trooper Smith and the Harrison County Probation department were assisted by Troopers Jonathan Cain and Justin Geltmaker as well as officers from the Corydon Police Department.