Tips Leads To 5 Arrested On Drug Charges

Last Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, Indiana State Police troopers investigated a complaint of drug activity taking place at 331 Muriel Drive in Scottsburg. According to ISP Sgt. Jerry Goodin, when troopers arrived at the residence they saw what was believed to be drug activity taking place inside of the home. After obtaining search warrants, troopers located controlled substances, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia at the residence.

Troopers arrested five people out of the home on drug related charges and incarcerated them at the Scott County Jail.

Sandra Hardin, one of the arrested, was also charged with Disorderly Conduct after she allegedly defecated on herself and threatened to wipe it all over a trooper’s police car.

Arrested in the incident were:

  • Sandra Hardin, 66, 331 Muriel, charged with possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance and disorderly conduct.
  • Anthony Fortner, 44, 331 Muriel Drive, possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance.
  • Justin “Booger” Roberts, 37, 5305 North Water Tower Road, Austin, possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, visiting a common nuisance.
  • Elisa Hanner, 36, 1254 Pearl Street, Austin, possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, visiting a common nuisance.
  • Jason Schneck, 40, 3201 N. Bethlehem Road, Austin, possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, visiting a common nuisance.

Goodin said the investigation is continuing.