Search finds drugs, 4 taken into custody


From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Four people went to jail after a request Saturday night that police conduct a welfare check at 511 E. Seventh St.

Huntingburg Police Department officers responding to the 10:29 p.m. report reported noticing the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the residence.

Police allege that resident Tyler J. Stephens, 27, advised marijuana had just been smoked there and handed police a smoking device.

Police sought and obtained a search warrant that resulted in officers finding two glass smoking devices with residue that field tested positive as methamphetamine.

Police also allegedly found a syringe, plastic bags with a white crystalline substance and multiple items of drug paraphernalia.

Timothy Stephens
Tyler Stephens

Tyler Stephens and the other three residents there — 47-year-old Timothy F. Stephens, 39-year-old Amanda K. Frost and 47-year-old Bryan T. Blume — were taken into custody and booked into the Dubois County Security Center on preliminary Level 6 felony counts of possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a hypodermic syringe and maintaining a common nuisance and preliminary misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department assisted.

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