18 arrested, 25 charged in Indiana-Ohio meth bust - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

18 arrested, 25 charged in area meth bust

Vernis Newton, 29 (Butler County Jail photo) Vernis Newton, 29 (Butler County Jail photo)
(FOX19) -

Authorities charged 25 people in a major methamphetmine bust that spanned throughout counties in Indiana and Ohio.

Detectives in Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland counties arrested 18 individuals on charges related to manufacturing meth on Monday. Tips to the Switzerland County Sheriff's office in January suggested there were several people allegedly involved in making meth in the area.

Authorities said a lengthy investigation revealed a large network of people working to obtain pseudoephedrine, which is the primary ingredient in the process of making meth.

Detectives were able to identify the ring leaders in Ohio County, Ind. who were then connected to a separate manufacturing ring in Butler County, Ohio.

A special crimes unit conducted a search warrant at a home in the 6700 block of Morning Sun Road in Oxford, Ohio. Authorities said a large meth manufacturing operation was found and several people were arrested.

A total of 25 people were identified and charged with conspiracy to commit manufacturing in methamphetamine, identified as Sam Spicer, 43, Lisa Fay Ellis, 34, Steven Rae Turner, 20, Kenneth Clifton, 35, Mary Stephenson, 39, Perry Harding, 41, Andrew Hummel, 26, Dionne House, 28, Dustin House, 28, Thierrin Bowling, 25, Jeremy Couch, 34, Jeffery Couch, 39, Crystal Flores, 35, Lee Clark, 48, Whitney VanSickle, 25, Jaydn Groover, 18, Krissie Hill, 33, Calvin Thomas, 42, Angela Tharp, 36, Delmer Walker, 23, Rebecca Quinn, 27, Terry Woodruff, 37, Mark Wolker, 50, Terri Deaton, 27 and Vernis Newton, 29.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

    Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:11 AM EST2017-11-22 07:11:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 5:04 PM EST2017-11-22 22:04:00 GMT

    On a cold, grey afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him.

    More >>

    On a cold, grey afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him.

    More >>
  • 50 employees fired after refusing flu shot

    50 employees fired after refusing flu shot

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:14 AM EST2017-11-22 07:14:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:14 AM EST2017-11-22 07:14:40 GMT
    At least 50 enployees at a health company have lost their jobs after refusing to get flu shots. (Source: KBJR/CN)At least 50 enployees at a health company have lost their jobs after refusing to get flu shots. (Source: KBJR/CN)

    Since September, employees have been given three options:  Get the flu shot, get an approved religious or medical exemption, or leave Essentia. At least 50 people have lost their jobs thus far.

    More >>

    Since September, employees have been given three options:  Get the flu shot, get an approved religious or medical exemption, or leave Essentia. At least 50 people have lost their jobs thus far.

    More >>
  • VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

    VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 4:11 PM EST2017-11-21 21:11:31 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-22 22:06:38 GMT

    A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet _ test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while...

    More >>

    A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet _ test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly