14 charged in drug roundup

Authorities say more arrests expected following undercover effort

Fourteen people have been arrested in Bartholomew County on suspicion of dealing drugs, the result of months-long investigations by the Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team — and more arrests are expected.

Undercover narcotics detectives from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department and the Columbus Police Department made multiple purchases of heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine in Bartholomew County, JNET officials announced late Thursday.

During their investigations, detectives purchased drugs and conducted surveillance on individuals with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Administration based in Indianapolis.

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The 14 people arrested and booked into the Bartholomew County Jail were:

Anton L. Thompson, 28, of 1924 W. Northgate Drive, Columbus, arrested in Greenwood, dealing in cocaine, was held in lieu of $150,000 bond.

Ivan C. Chavez-Lozaya, 28, of 2403 Home Ave., Columbus, arrested at 820 15th St., Columbus, carrying a handgun without a license, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine and resisting law enforcement, was held in lieu of $197,006 bond.

Terry L. Sluder, 49, of 1040 Jonesville Road, Columbus, arrested at 9th and Wilson streets, Columbus, dealing methamphetamine, was held in lieu of $75,000 bond.

Christopher Henson, 41, of 403 Third St., Elizabethtown, arrested at the Bartholomew County Jail, possession of heroin and a probation violation, was held with no bond.

Anthony J. Johnson, 39, of 1156 Thicket Court, Columbus, arrested at his home, two counts of dealing methamphetamine, two counts of dealing heroin, possession of paraphernalia, and possession of methamphetamine and heroin, was held on $1,197,500 bond.

Allen D. Dollarhide, 56, of 709 Werner Ave., Columbus, arrested at his home, two counts of dealing methamphetamine, was held on $115,000 bond.

Bridget M. Dowden Manvilla, 24, of 910 California St., arrested at her home, dealing methamphetamine, was held on $75,000 bond.

Dewayne D. Skinner, 49, of 102 S. Cherry St., Columbus, arrested at 702 Chestnut St., Columbus, dealing methamphetamine, was held on $150,000 bond.

Joseph M. Hawk, 42, of 10202 E. Legal Tender Road, Columbus, arrested at 52 Stadler Drive, dealing methamphetamine, was held on $150,000 bond.

Lowell B. Smith, 53, of 802 N. Dellasburg Road, Columbus, arrested at 8753 N. Miami Ridge Road, Columbus, two counts of dealing methamphetamine, was held on $140,000 bond.

Jeffrey D. Johnson, 60, of 924 Chestnut St., Columbus, arrested at 1026 Chestnut St., Columbus, two counts of dealing methamphetamine, was held on $150,000 bond.

Kenya M. Jones, 38, of 1207 Washington St., Columbus, arrested at 161 Carrie Lane, Columbus, dealing methamphetamine, was held on $115,000 bond.

Calvin L. Watkins, 46, of 5220 Regency Drive, Columbus, arrested at 25th Street and Taylor Road, two counts of dealing methamphetamine, was held on $115,000 bond.

David R. Bozell Jr., 31, of 4395 Westminster Place, Columbus, arrested at State and Cherry streets, two counts of dealing in methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, theft and driving while suspended with a prior infraction, was held in lieu of $62,500 bond.

The Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team is a combined unit of the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, the Columbus Police Department and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office, which targets the manufacturing, sale and abuse of dangerous drugs in Bartholomew County.