Operation nabs 18 in Jackson and Jennings counties

Eighteen people were arrested last week as part of a joint operation between North Vernon Police, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department, officers from Jennings Superior and Circuit Probation Offices, agents from Indiana State Parole and officers from Jackson / Jennings Community Corrections. Sgt. Andrew Richmond, spokesman for the North Vernon Police Department, says the operation conducted multiple compliance checks for persons on probation, parole and supervised release.

Authorities say these arrests ranged from outstanding warrants, driving while suspended, possession of controlled substances and/or paraphernalia and cultivating marijuana.