Police Charge 6 On Drug Violations

Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies looking for an Austin man for parole violation found the man they were seeking along with five others who were charged with a variety of drug offenses last week.
On January 7, Scott County Sheriff Deputies along with an Indiana State Trooper, and Indiana State Parole Agents went to 1215 N US 31 in Austin looking for Jerry Newton for violating parole.
They apprehended Newton along with five additional individuals at the residence.
During a search of the residence, law enforcement officials located methamphetamine, controlled substances, marijuana, paraphernalia, hypodermic needles, alcohol prep pads, and numerous kits containing naloxone throughout the residence.
All six subjects were arrested and transported to Scott County Security Center.
Arrested and charged were:
•Jerry Newton, 40, of Austin for parole warrant, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a legend drug or precursor, possession of methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic syringes, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of marijuana.
•Clarence Spicer, 67 of Austin charged with maintaining a common nuisance.
•Brandon Stidham, 24, of Austin charged with visiting a common nuisance.
•Arbana Church, 25, of New Albany charged with visiting a common nuisance and possession of methamphetamine.
•Arlie Campbell Jr., 50, of Austin charged with visiting a common nuisance and possession of a legend drug.
•Amanda Jones, no age or address available, was charged with visiting a common nuisance.
All were incarcerated at Scott County Jail.