4 arrested after tip about drug activity


From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Tips about drug activity and the presence of a woman wanted on a Kentucky warrant led to the arrest of four individuals west of Ferdinand on Saturday.

Dubois County Sheriff’s Office deputies following up on the information made contact with Robin L. Dixon, 41, 10598 S. 50W, Ferdinand, who was found to be named in a Hancock County, Kentucky, warrant regarding a petition to revoke probation in a possession of a controlled substance case.

Also located at the trailer were 34-year-old Matthew A. Martin and 24-year-old Ashlyn L. Gaynor, both of Lewisport, Kentucky, and 28-year-old James C. Decker III, of Hawesville, Kentucky.

After obtaining a search warrant for the residence, police allegedly located methamphetamine, marijuana and multiple items of drug paraphernalia.

Police took Dixon into custody on the Kentucky warrant and also booked her into the Dubois County Security Center at 12:45 p.m. on preliminary local charges of Level 2 felony dealing methamphetamine, Level 5 felony possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony maintaining a common nuisance and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

Martin, Gaynor and Decker were also jailed. All were preliminarily charged with Level 5 felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor visiting a common nuisance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

The Ferdinand Police Department assisted.

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