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Ten Arrested in Butler Drug Bust

BUTLER, Ind. (WOWO): Police in Butler have rounded up 10 people as the result of a major drug bust Tuesday night. 

It all started Monday night, when a Butler police officer pulled over a vehicle and observed what he believed to be narcotics in plain view as well as a loaded handgun. 

After getting information from the traffic stop, officers from numerous area departments and the Northeast Indiana SWAT Team went to a home on the 300 block of West Main Street Tuesday night, where they arrested 10 people, most of them on methamphetamine charges. 

Charges are pending on the three others that were pulled over Monday night. Here's the charges they are facing:


Subject 1 

Possession of a Synthetic Drug      A Misdemeanor
Possesison of Marijuana                B Misdemeanor
Possession of Paraphernalia          C Misdemeanor 
Improper display
 
Subject 2
Dealing of Methamphetamine while in possession of a firearm    Level 4 Felony
Possession of a handgun with an altered Serial Number             Level 5 Felony
Possession of a Handgun without a License                              A Misdemeanor
Possession of a controlled substance                                       A Misdemeanor
Possession of Paraphernalia                                                    C Misdemeanor
 
Subject 3  
Possession of Methamphetamine                                             Level 6 Felony
Possession of Synthetic Drug                                                  A Misdemeanor

Possession of Paraphernailia                                                   C Misdemeanor


Here's the complete list of Tuesday night's arrests and charges from the Butler Police Department:


1. Daniel J Beaver, Age 22, Butler

Visiting a Common Nuisance                            B Misdemeanor 
Possession of a Synthetic Drug                        A Misdemeanor 
Possession of Methamphetamine                     Level 6 Felony
Possession of Paraphernalia                            A Misdemeanor     
 
2. Jacob L. Delong, Age 27, Fort Wayne
Visiting a Common Nuisance                           B Misdemeanor 
 
3. Otis G. Dillow, Age 21,  Butler 
Visiting a Common Nuisance                           B Misdemeanor 
Possession of Methamphetamine                     Level 6 Felony
Possession of Paraphernalia                            A Misdemeanor 
 
4. Michael D. Hartsock, Age 31, Butler
Visiting a Common Nuisance                           B Misdemeanor 
 
5. Amber S. Hill, Age 29, Butler
Possession of a Synthetic Drug                       A Misdemeanor 
Possession of Meth Precursors                       Level 6 Felony
Possession Of Methamphetamine                    Level 6 Felony
Maintaining a Common Nuisance                     Level 6  Felony
Dealing in a Synthetic Drug                             Level 6  Felony
 
6. Richard L. Hill, Age 64, Butler
Possession of a Synthetic Drug                       A Misdemeanor 
Possession of Meth Precursors                       Level 6 Felony
Possession Methamphetamine                        Level 6 Felony
Dealing in a Synthetic Drug                             Level 6 Felony
Maintaining a Common Nuisance                     Level 6 Felony        
 
7. Adam M. Loffer, Age 30, Butler
Maintaining a Common Nuisance                     Level 6 Felony
Possession of Methamphetamine                    Level 6 Felony
Possession of a Controlled Substance             Level 6 Felony
Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device Level 6 Felony
Dealing in Synthetic Marijuana                        Level 6 Felony
Possession of Paraphernalia                           A Misdemeanor 
 
8. Michelle L. Platter, Age 29, Butler
Maintaining a Common Nuisance                    Level 6 Felony
Possession of Methamphetamine                   Level 6 Felony
Possession of a Controlled Substance            Level 6 Felony 
Dealing in Synthetic Marijuana                        Level 6 Felony
Possession of Paraphernalia                          A Misdemeanor 
 
9. Jermiah R. Truelove, Age 32, Butler
Possession of a Synthetic Drug                     A Misdemeanor 
Possession of a Controlled Substance           Level 6 Felony
Visiting a Common Nuisance                         B Misdemeanor 
 
10. Jeffery A. Salisbury, Age 18, Waterloo
Possession of Methamphetamine                  Level 6 Felony
Possession of Paraphernalia                         A Misdemeanor 
Visiting a Common Nuisance                        B Misdemeanor 

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