Rochester couple arrested with approximately a quarter pound of meth

ROCHESTER– On Friday, a search warrant served by Indiana State Police troopers resulted in the arrests of 21-year-old Allyson Byerline, and 32-year-old Collan Johnson, both from Rochester, IN after troopers received information about possible illegal drug activity.

Allyson Byerline

Indiana State Police Trooper Jesse Reason initiated a narcotics investigation after receiving information about the issue, occurring at 61 Coral Drive, Rochester, IN. During the investigation, a search warrant from Fulton County was granted for the home.

Collan Johnson

Inside the home, troopers located Byerline and Johnson with approximately a quarter pound of methamphetamine, marijuana, $669 in United States currency, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

Some of the recovered items

Byerline and Johnson were both incarcerated in the Fulton County Jail where they will each face criminal charges for dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Johnson faces an additional charge for invasion of privacy. 

Assisting with the search warrant were ISP Lieutenant T.J. Zeiser, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Master Trooper Bart Stouffer, Trooper Steven Glass, Trooper Doug Weaver, and Fulton County Sheriff’s Detective Sergeant Travis Heishman.