Two Arrested On Drug And Weapons Charges

(HARDINSBURG) – Two people were arrested on charges of possession and dealing meth on Wednesday evening following an investigation by officers with the Drug Enforcement Section (DES) assigned to the Sellersburg Post.  

On Wednesday, Troopers with DES received information about possible drug activity at a Hardinsburg address just inside Orange County.

Investigators also learned that 41-year-old Todd Sieg, of Hardinsburg, was wanted on a Clark County warrant.

When officers arrived, they located Sieg and 42-year-old Sarah Wethington, of Paoli. Officers discovered Wethington was wanted on a warrant in Orange County.

After locating Sieg, officers searched the residence. During the search, officers discovered more than 5 ounces of suspected methamphetamine, three handguns, just under $3000 in cash, and numerous drug paraphernalia items. Officers also located a stolen wallet related to Sieg’s theft warrant out of Clark County.

As a result of the investigation, officers arrested Sieg and Wethington.

Sieg is facing charges of dealing and possession of meth, possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon, possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, possession of stolen property, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and wanted on a warrant for theft out of Clark County, Indiana.

Wethington is facing charges of possession of meth, visiting a common nuisance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and wanted on a warrant in Orange County on a charge of possession of meth.

Both were transported to the Orange County Jail without incident.  

Officers from the Drug Enforcement Section were assisted by officers from the Sellersburg Post All-Crimes Policing Squad and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department Drug Team.