Jackson County authorities arrest alleged meth dealer

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has announced another drug-dealing arrest.

Authorities say that deputies, along with officers from the Brownstown Police Department, executed a search warrant on Tuesday at a home in Medora. They say that led to the arrest William Burrell on a number of charges. Police say that this arrest was the culmination of an eight-month investigation, led by Det. Ben Rudolph and Deputy Jeff Walters, into Burrell’s alleged dealing of methamphetamine.

The Sheriff’s Department says that when they arrived at the home, Burrell tried to flee, but was quickly caught and placed under arrest. They say the search turned up 3.5 ounces of crystal meth, approximately $4,300 in cash, three guns and other items police say are used in the distribution of meth.

Burrell is facing three charges of Dealing Methamphetamine as a Level 4 Felony, one count of Dealing Methamphetamine as a Level 2 Felony and Maintaining a Common Nuisance, a Level 6 Felony.

Authorities say that Burrell is being held on $100,005 bond, pending his initial court hearing.