The Journal Gazette
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 1:00 am


3 face drug charges in Adams County

The Journal Gazette

Three people were arrested in Adams County for dealing narcotics after a six-month investigation, the Adams County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

Raymond Guerra and Tammy L. Betz, ages not listed, of Decatur were charged with two felony counts of dealing in a narcotic drug, a news release states. Cecelia Silva, age not listed, of rural Decatur was charged with three felony counts of dealing in a narcotic drug.

The three were arrested Saturday after six months of investigations by the Adams and Wells county sheriff departments and the Decatur and Bluffton police departments. The defendants are suspected of selling prescription drugs and counterfeit oxycodone and fentanyl, according to a news release.

Adams County residents canare encouraged to call the sheriff's office with tips of illegal drug activity at (260) 724-5345.

Hudson man killed snowmobiling

Indiana Conservation Officers on Monday said they were investigating a fatal snowmobile accident that occurred in Steuben County.

About 5 p.m. Sunday, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office was contacted to assist with locating Adam Fifield, 34, of Angola. Fifield had been missing for about 1.5 hours after leaving a residence in the 6100 block of South 400 West in Hudson on a snowmobile, a news release said.

About 10:45 p.m., authorities were notified that family members had located Fifield in a creek after an accident near the 1900 block of West 500 South. Despite lifesaving efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Other responding agencies included Hamilton Police, Indiana State Police, Pleasant Lake Fire Department, Steuben County EMS, and the Steuben County Coroner's Office.

– The Journal Gazette










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