Jennings man arrested for counterfeiting, drug charges

Staff Reports

A North Vernon man was arrested on preliminary counterfeiting and drug-related charges after Jennings County Sheriff’s deputies served an arrest warrant.

Deputies served the arrest warrant at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Lovett Township. Upon arriving at the residence, they made contact with Jason Farris, 37, who was wanted in Jennings County for passing counterfeit bills.

Further investigation led officers to locate numerous prescription and controlled substances, and multiple syringes and paraphernalia inside of the residence. Farris was transported to the Jennings County Jail on the following preliminary charges of:

Jennings County felony arrest warrant for counterfeiting

Felony possession of syringe

Felony violation of legend drug acts

Felony possession of controlled substance

Misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia