ISP Arrests Two on Meth Charges

(GREENE CO.) – Indiana State Police concluded a lengthy investigation and arrested two individuals on meth-related offenses.

The Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section and the Indiana State Police Bloomington District ACES had information that 40-year-old Brandy Shifflett, of Bedford, was possibly involved in dealing meth.

Brandy Shifflett

Troopers learned Shifflett was also wanted on two active arrest warrants – one from Lawrence County and one from Owen County.

Trooper secured a search warrant for a home in the 5800 block of Taylor Ridge Road in Greene County.

DES Detectives, along with Sgt. Greg Day, Trp. Caleb Garvin, Trp. Robert Whyte, and Trp. Matt Hatchett with K9 partner Axe. executed the search warrant on Friday, Dec. 20th.

Upon arrival, troopers encountered the homeowner, 52-year-old Garry Chaney, of Bloomfield near the edge of the yard. Upon entering the home, Troopers located Shifflett and she was arrested.

During the search, troopers located meth near the area where they first encountered Chaney after he had attempted to conceal it by throwing it into the weeds. They also located what was believed to be an illegally taken whitetail deer. 

The Indiana Conservation Officers were notified about the deer.

Garry Chaney

Chaney was arrested and incarcerated in the Greene County Jail on two Level 6 felony charges of possession of meth and obstruction of justice

Shifflett was arrested on the two warrants and transported to the Lawrence County Jail. 

Once there, jail staff located meth and marijuana that Shifflett had concealed in a body cavity.

Shifflett was then charged with possession of meth and possession of marijuana, in addition to the warrants.

Anyone with information regarding illegal drug activity is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post at 812-332-4411.  Your tip can remain anonymous.