Charlestown woman arrested for dealing in methamphetamine

CHARLESTOWN – A Charlestown woman was arrested for dealing methamphetamine and other drug-related charges after Indiana State troopers and officers from the Charlestown Police Department searched her residence.  

Trooper Zach Smith, with the Sellersburg Post All Crimes Policing Squad (ACP), began an investigation in February of this year when he and Charlestown Police units learned of possible drug activity at 202 Reynolds Street in Charlestown. As a result of the investigation, Trooper Smith requested a search warrant for the property.

On Friday, the Sellersburg Post ACP team and officers with the Charlestown Police Department served the warrant and located approximately 10 grams of meth, pills, marijuana, and other drug-related items on the premises.

Kayla Gabbard

As a result of the investigation and subsequent search, 22-year-old Kayla S. Gabbard, of Charlestown, was arrested on charges of dealing meth, possession of meth, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.                                

Kayla Gabbard was incarcerated at the Clark County Jail without incident.