Tuesday, January 16th 2018 – The Indiana State Police Bloomington District A.C.E.S. (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Section) conducted a criminal saturation patrol in Monroe and Greene Counties. As a result of this patrol, three local residents were arrested on drug charges.
Just after 6 pm, Trooper Riley Nungester and Sergeant Greg Day observed a vehicle operating on Patterson Drive near Second Street with no working taillights. The male passenger, Seth Patterson, 38 of Bloomington, was found to be wanted on warrant through Owen County. In the process of arresting Patterson, troopers found him to be in possession of syringes, drug paraphernalia, approximately 3 grams of heroin and just over 2 grams of methamphetamine.
After Patterson attempted to discard the meth and heroin at the scene, he was arrested, then incarcerated at the Monroe County Jail.
10:30pm – Trooper Caleb Garvin observed a vehicle operating with no license plate on State Road 43 at the Greene/Monroe County line. During the traffic stop, indicators of criminal activity were observed. When Trooper Richard Klun deployed his K9 Loki, he gave a positive alert. Female passenger, Kary Todd, 40 of Solsberry, was found to be in possession of heroin. A male passenger, Jeffery Crowder 41 of Bloomington, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
Both Todd and Crowder were incarcerated at the Greene County Jail.
Seth Patterson – (Mug Photo Not Available at the time of this release)
1. Dealing Heroin/Narcotic Drug, Level 4 Felony
2. Possession of Heroin/Narcotic Drug, Level 6 Felony
3. Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
4. Possession of Syringes, Level 6 Felony
5. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor
6. Obstruction of Justice, Level 6 Felony
7. Warrant from Owen County
1. Possession of Heroin/Narcotic Drug, Level 6 Felony
1. Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
Anyone with illegal drug information is encouraged to contact the Bloomington Indiana State Police Post at 812-332-4411. The Indiana State Police is committed to combating the drug/opioid epidemic and will continue patrols that are focused on the detection of these drugs.
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Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.