NORTH VERNON — Three people were arrested after North Vernon police officers served a search warrant in the 300 block of Laurel Street.

Arrested were:

Shey M. Richardson, 25, North Vernon, on charges of felony dealing in a controlled substance, felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a syringe, legend drug violation, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, said Sgt. Andrew Richmond, department spokesman.

Shey M. Richardson
Shey M. Richardson

Zachary Perry, 26, North Vernon, and Alicia Jones, 23, North Vernon, were each arrested on a misdemeanor charge of visiting a common nuisance, Richmond said.

Zachary Perry
Zachary Perry
Alicia A. Jones
Alicia A. Jones

Officers Anthony Bagby, Shane Trepanier and Richmond had received information about a recent drug transaction at the Laurel Street home, a department news release said.

When serving the search warrant, officers confiscated 5 grams of heroin, about a half a gram of methamphetamine, multiple syringes, several glass smoking pipes, three sets of digital scales, small plastic bags, multiple medication bottles containing controlled medications not matching the labels and $448 in cash.

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