Lagrange Deputies arrest three on drug charges after house inspection

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. – On the afternoon of August 6th Lagrange County Sheriff’s Deputies were investigating a home on N SR 9 for a property offense as well as following through on an arrest warrant. During the arrest deputies found much more than they expected, arresting several people instead of just one.

According to officials, while deputies made the arrest of Carroll Kelly they found hypodermic needles in plain sight.

Detaining the residents of the home, deputies applied for a search warrant of the home which was later granted.

The search revealed 34 grams of methamphetamine, a small amount of marijuana, 61 hypodermic needles, a large amount of plastic baggies  typically used for distribution, and several sets of digital scales.

Deputies arrested Melissa Jones, Mandi Allen, and Carroll Kelly Jr. for charges such as Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Hypodermic Needles, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Dealing in Methamphetamine.

John Mclellan is being long form charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

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