Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

March 15, 2014

Police arrest six after drug bust in downtown Greensburg

By Boris Ladwig Daily News
Greensburg Daily News

---- — Police seized drugs and guns from a home about a block away from the Decatur County Courthouse and arrested six people on drug-related charges.

After tips from concerned citizens, Greensburg Police Department began an investigation in December, which culminated in a drug bust Thursday morning at 231 E. Washington St. The three-bedroom home is about a block east of the courthouse, and about three blocks from the jail.

GPD said in a press release that officers and detectives obtained two handguns, drug paraphernalia, marijuana, prescription medication and pamphlets that described how to grow marijuana.

Police arrested:

Lauren E. Hollin, 24, on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance and possession of a legend drug.

Brittany L. Beckman, 25, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of marijuana.

Mickayla M. Sefton, 20, maintaining a common nuisance.

Kyle M. Jones, 22, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.

Michael A. R. Farquer, visiting a common nuisance.

Anthony W. Courtney, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of marijuana.

All live at the residence, except Farquer, who is from Westport. All were being held at Decatur County Jail without bond, except Farquer, who was being held on $205 cash bond.

Police thanked the public for their support and encouraged that people report tips at 663-7463.

Contact: Boris Ladwig 812-663-3111 x7401; boris.ladwig@greensburgdailynews.com