Another heroin arrest in North Vernon

A North Vernon resident was arrested early Monday morning on a heroin charge, among others.

The North Vernon Police Department says that, at 12:38 a.m., officers received a tip about possible drug use in the 100 block of North State Street. When officers investigated, they reportedly found 28-year-old Jamie Wilhoit.

North Vernon authorities say that Wilhoit was arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Heroin, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Stolen Property.