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Two men arrested in Muncie for selling drugs near Ball State University

By Andrew Smith

MUNCIE, Ind. (WRTV) -- Two men were arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly selling a popular party drug near Ball State’s campus.

Investigators with the Delaware County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit said a confidential informant bought a total of 6.5 grams of molly during two purchases.

Molly is a form the popular club drug, MDMA, but mixed with other substances such as caffeine.

Marco Contreras-Desilva, 26, was preliminarily charged with three counts of possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, two counts of dealing cocaine or narcotic drug, two counts of maintaining a common nuisance, one count of resisting law enforcement, and one count of possession of marijuana.

Brandon Huston, 31, was preliminarily charged with two counts of dealing cocaine or narcotic drug, two counts of maintaining a common nuisance, one count of resisting law enforcement and one count of possession of marijuana.

Contreras-Desilva told narcotic investigators that he sold about half an ounce of molly in Muncie, mostly to Ball State students, every week, according to a probable cause affidavit. He also told them he had 25 grams of molly, acid, marijuana and empty pill capsules at his parent’s house.

Huston also confessed to selling molly to investigators, according to a probable cause affidavit.

The two were arrested at the house from which they sold the drugs, in the 1000 block of West Bethel Avenue, just north of Ball State’s campus.

When deputies attempted to apprehend Contreras-Desilva and Huston, they ran from deputies.

Contreras-Desilva was released on a $102,500 bond and Huston was released on a $30,000 bond.

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