Three people were arrested and more than a quarter of a million dollars worth of methamphetamine confiscated after a raid Monday on a Bartholomew County trailer park home.
Judy Jackson, spokeswoman for the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, said that the county’s joint narcotics enforcement team served a warrant on a home in the Hilltop Mobile Home Park at U.S. 31 and County Road 650S at about 2:30 p.m. Monday.
According to Jackson, the search revealed about four pounds of meth with a street value of about $250,000. Police also allegedly recovered a gun and drug paraphernalia.
36-year-old Juan L. Chavez of Elizabethtown was arrested on a preliminary charge of dealing methamphetamine. 37-year-old Christina A. Amores is facing a charge of possession of paraphernalia and
21-year-old Bryan M Alvidrez of Moreno Valley, California is being accused of false informing.
The Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team is a partnership between the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, the Columbus Police Department and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office.
Also assisting at the scene were the Columbus Police Department SWAT team, Seymour Police Chief Bill Abbott, Seymour PD Tactical Team, DEA, and the U. S. Postal Service, Jackson said.