3 arrested during warrant service

From Local Sources

Brandy Reed
Levi Messmer

HUNTINGBURG — Police serving a felony theft warrant Friday night took three people into custody.

Authorities took Brandy M. Reed, 43, 111 E. Third St., Huntingburg, into custody at her residence on a Dubois Superior Court warrant charging her with Level 6 felony theft (prior) and misdemeanor criminal trespass. Charging information alleges she trespassed at the Jasper Walmart on Dec. 29 and took a Walmart gift card with a value of $68.05.

While in the area, police reported observing a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Levi W. Messmer, 33, 611 S. Chestnut St., Huntingburg, go by the residence and go left of center. Police made contact with Messmer and discovered his passenger was Jesse B. Reed, 52, also of 111 E. Third St., Huntingburg.

Jesse Reed

The Huntingburg Police Department, Dubois County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police were involved in the warrant service, with officers reporting the smell of marijuana coming from the truck occupied by Messmer and Jesse Reed.

During the ensuing investigation, police reported finding methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Jesse Reed and Messmer were arrested on preliminary charges that included Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Messmer was additionally accused of and preliminarily charged with misdemeanor operating while intoxicated with police alleging he was impaired by a narcotic and marijuana.

Brandy Reed, Jesse Reed and Messmer were booked into the Dubois County Security Center before being released.




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