Police from various agencies in northeast Indiana arrested 21 people wanted on drug-related charges Thursday, Noble County Prosecutor Steven Clouse said.
Officers met early in the day to coordinate a push to round up 26 people with felony and misdemeanor warrants. They managed to catch all but five people, Clouse said.
The Indiana Multi Agency Group Enforcement Drug Task Force, which serves DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben counties, investigated the cases, and Clouse filed the charges this week in Noble County, he said.
Those arrested on felony charges included: David Hicks, 32, two counts of dealing methamphetamine; Amy Bolen, 37, maintaining a common nuisance; Raquel Harrington, 24, battery with a deadly weapon; Kara Hawver, 23, two counts of neglect of a dependent; Janet Conley, 36, dealing a controlled substance; Ronnie Conley, 41, two counts of dealing a controlled substance; Paul Whitford, 24, two counts of dealing meth; Steven Whitford, 50, maintaining a common nuisance; Lisa Amburgey, 47, four counts of dealing a controlled substance; Lisa Jordan, 42, dealing a controlled substance; Joseph Sharpe, 41, dealing methamphetamine; Joshua Gunder, 23, three counts of dealing marijuana; Kyle Orr, 29, dealing marijuana; Tyson Allen, 25, dealing a look-alike substance; Tera Evans, 27, four counts of dealing a controlled substance; Leslie Patrick, 22, dealing a controlled substance.
Those at large with felony warrants include: Roy Simpson, 33, two counts of dealing meth; Kriss Bauman II, 26, dealing marijuana; Etosha Wooten, 30, two counts of dealing a controlled substance; and Henry Tims Jr., 27, dealing cocaine.