Search reveals methamphetamine, firearmFebruary 14, 2019
From Local Sources
HUNTINGBURG — Police executing a search warrant Wednesday afternoon at a Huntingburg residence took a man into custody on multiple charges.
Luis A Benitez, 56, 406 S. Main St., Huntingburg, answered the door and initially came outside when officers with the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, Huntingburg Police Department and Jasper Police Department were executing the warrant at 1:45 p.m.
Police allege Benitez then went back inside, attempting to close and lock the door. Officers were able to enter and take Benitez into custody.
Officers report discovering methamphetamine in the residence, as well as a bolt-action rifle and drug paraphernalia that included a glass pipe, digital scale and a cut straw and foil used to introduce methamphetamine into the body.
Authorities booked Benitez into the Dubois County Security Center at 2:45 p.m. on preliminary charges that included a Level 3 felony count of dealing methamphetamine with a firearm, a Level 5 felony count of possessing methamphetamine with a firearm and misdemeanor counts of possession of paraphernalia and resisting law enforcement during the authorized service or execution of a civil or criminal process or order of a court.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
Dubois County Council members discussed on Monday options for financing either a renovated...
County officials discussed at length on Monday the $40,500 Dubois County is being asked to...
Fifty years ago, Northwood Retirement Community opened in Jasper as Northwood Good Samaritan Center.
A dedication ceremony for the Ferdinand Veterans Memorial, constructed on the north side of town...
There’s more to Young Life than fostering faith. Teens build lifelong relationships with...
We’re still in the thick of spring, but there’s something about the upcoming Old Jasper Day...
Indiana’s Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch walked around Market Street Park with Huntingburg Mayor...
The feasibility study on options for expanding the Dubois County Security Center and addressing...