New Albany Man Arrested for Multiple Drug Offenses

(NEW ALBANY) – The Indiana State Police All Crimes Policing (ACP) squad arrested a New Albany man Wednesday on drug dealing charges for the second time in 18 months.  

Michael Baxter

Michael Wayne Baxter, 44, of Roseview Terrace, in New Albany, was arrested around 8:25 a.m. on Wednesday when officers from the Indiana State Police, the New Albany Police Department, and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department arrived, armed with a search warrant. The investigation began in early February when Trooper Andrew Taylor of the ACP squad learned of possible drug activity at Baxter’s’ residence.  

As a result of the investigation and subsequent search warrant, multiple drug types, including suspected methamphetamine, LSD, marijuana, and controlled prescriptions, were located. A motorcycle stolen out of Louisville, Kentucky, was also discovered. 

Michael Baxter was arrested and transported to the Floyd County Jail. The Indiana State Police ACP squad arrested Baxter on drug possession and dealing charges in August of 2018 as well.  

Michael Baxter is charged with dealing meth, possession of meth, auto theft, possession of a legend drug, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana.