MITCHELL – Two men were arrested Wednesday after an Indiana State Police undercover detective with the Drug Enforcement Section applied for a search warrant at a residence at 315 West Warren Street in Mitchell on Wednesday.
This search warrant pertained to a burglary case a detective was investigating.
An ISP detective knocked on the back door of the residence and a female answered. Inside the home troopers found two men 40-year-old Nicholas Dunn and 31-year-old George Patton. The men were asked to step outside of the residence and were “patted down”.
In Dunns’s pocket, the trooper found a pocket knife. Dunn was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
In Patton’s pocket troopers found a lighter and a syringe loaded with meth.
Patton was arrested on charges of possession of meth and unlawful possession of a syringe.