Oct 27, 2017–Monroe Co. – Yesterday, troopers with the Indiana State Police All Crimes Enforcement Squad, (ACES) along with troopers from the Indiana State Police Drug Task Force completed an investigation that led to the arrest of a high level methamphetamine dealer in Monroe County.
Troopers arrested Paxton Davis on felony charges of dealing in methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. Davis was allegedly found to be in possession in excess of 1000 grams of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine reportedly has a street value of over $75,000.
The investigation revealed that Davis was receiving large quantities of methamphetamine in packages via mail delivery. The packages, which were gift wrapped mannequin heads that contained the packaged methamphetamine, originated from southern California and were overnighted to Bloomington Indiana.
Davis was previously arrested by the Indiana State Police in Monroe County in August of 2017 when he was allegedly found in possession of over 300 grams of methamphetamine, $15,000 cash, packaging material, smoking devices, needles, and 26 firearms. Two of the firearms were found to be reported stolen. This case is pending in a Monroe County Court.
Anyone with information about the illegal sale of drugs can contact the Indiana State Police at (812) 332-4411. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.