2 charged with felony drug offenses

From Local Sources

JASPER — Two individuals were taken into local custody late last week on warrants charging them with felony drug offenses.


Jeremy W. Bryant, 25, 1705 Greene St., Jasper, is charged with Level 3 and 4 felony counts of dealing a narcotic drug. Tara Fullington, 35, 8863 E. State Road 56, Otwell, is charged with a Level 5 felony count of dealing in a narcotic drug.

Arrest warrants for both were issued Wednesday in Dubois Superior Court but court documents state their alleged offenses occurred April 11. Bryant is alleged to have sold 3.2 grams of heroin and Fullington is alleged to have sold .9 of a gram of heroin.

The multi-agency investigation that resulted in the issuance of arrest warrants included the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, Jasper Police Department, Huntingburg Police Department and Indiana State Police.

Fullington was brought from Vanderburgh County to the Dubois County Security Center on the arrest warrant Friday morning and appeared in Superior Court that day. A preliminary plea of not guilty was entered on her behalf by the court, she was appointed pauper counsel and released on her own recognizance with her next court appearance set for Oct. 31.

Bryant was taken into custody and brought to the security center on his warrant Thursday. He also appeared Friday in Superior Court and had a preliminary plea of not guilty entered on his behalf. He was appointed pauper counsel and was ordered held in the security center until his next court appearance, which was set for Oct. 15.

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