Five arrested after warrants served in Jennings County

A sweep for fugitives wanted on warrants led to five arrests last week in Jennings County.

Deputies served warrants on two addresses on County Road 525E and arrested the people wanted on warrants, as well as others on drug-related charges and a firearms offense.

According to police reports, they arrested 47-year-old Todd A. Lacey on a warrant for non support of a dependent child and 26-year-old Josie E. Robbins on a warrant for operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.

They also arrested 49-year-old James Taulman and 47-year-old Richard Runge on preliminary charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

55-year-old Ronald Carpenter of North Vernon was also arrested and is facing preliminary charges of a firearm violation, trafficking, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.