Police: 5 arrests, $5K worth of meth seized

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A drug investigation that started in Washington, Ind. led to five arrests and nealry $5,000 worth of meth being taken off the streets.

During a joint investigation between the Washington Police Department, DEA Task Force and the Indiana State Police, authorities located approximately 4.5 grams of methamphetamine (street value $450.00), items associated with distribution of methamphetamine and paraphernalia at a Washington apartment.

Animal Control was also called out to remove nine dogs from the apartment. Officers reported the apartment had excessive amounts of animal feces and urine inside of the apartment.

Arrested at that time were Betty Edmondson, 42, Keirsten Arp, 22 and Jordan Helderman, 21. Each face drug related charges and charges for maintaining a common nuisance.

The investigation continued to a local motel later that night where authorities located approximately 34.5 grams of methamphetamine (street value $3,450.00). Arrested at the motel were Shane Fellers and Amanda Fellers, both 40, of Evansville on charges related to dealing methamphetamine. 

A search of the Fellers’ residence uncovered approximately 9.5 grams of methamphetamine (street value $950.00), items associated with distribution of methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

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