The Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team allegedly found narcotics and counterfeit bills during the service of a search warrant late last night.
The narcotics task force and the Columbus SWAT team raided the home in the 1700 block of Elm Street at just before midnight last night, says Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus Police Department. He said the warrant was based on information gathered over the past several months.
Officers allegedly found a large amount of methamphetamine and narcotics out in plain view in a bedroom, accessible by a child. The child was taken into custdoty and then released to a family member, Harris said.
24-year-old Daniel Miller was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing in meth and marijuana, maintaining a common nuisance, neglect of a dependent, possession of meth, marijuana, a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia and counterfeiting.
24-year-old April N. Hupp, is facing charges of possession of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, as well as neglect of a dependent and maintaining a common nuisance.
Officers from the Indiana State Police, Columbus Police Department, and Bartholomew County Sheriffs Office assisted with this ongoing investigation. The county’s joint narcotics enforcement Team, is a combined unit of the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, the Columbus Police Department and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office.