The Wolcottville Police Department has been busy with several methamphetamine arrests since last week.
The first was on Thursday, July 11, around 3:35 p.m. when officers from the department investigated a tip about possible illegal drug activity at a residence on N. Albany St. Officers arrived and utilized the town’s K-9 unit, Titan, during the search.
Jeffery L. Cleveland, 28, was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a syringe, and possession of paraphernalia.
On Friday, July 12, the department received a tip that there was possible drug activity in a trailer on Lot 2 at 314 S. Main St. Officers from the Noble County Sheriff’s Department were working a tip at Lot 6 at that location.
Officers from Wolcottville worked with Noble County SOG officers to conduct a search in that area. Officers ended up arresting five people in all on drug charges.
Casey J. Holliday, 27, and Vernie M. Elkins, 22, were both charged with dealing in methamphetamine, Class B felonies, at the Lot 6 location.
Meanwhile, at the Lot 2 location, Wolcottville officers investigated and reportedly discovered what appeared to be methamphetamine and items associated with meth. Arrested at that location were:
Levi P. Hall, 20, for maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony and possession of meth, a Class B felony.
Patrick Hall, 44, for maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony.
Mariah L. Beedle, 21, for maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony.
All five arrests were within 1,000 of a park.
All those arrested were booked into the Noble County Jail.