Probation Check Leads To Drug Arrest

Two Crothersville men were arrested on a variety of drug charges last Wednesday after routine probation department visit found them making methamphetamine.

Korey L. Sparrow, 26, and Jaron A. Mullins, 22, were arrested at a mobile home at 5139 S County Road 1000 E, Crothersville shortly after 10 p.m. last Wednesday, Aug. 25.
Crothersville Chief of Police Vurlin McIntosh said that Crothersville officer Richard Hansler was assisting the Scott County Probation Department with a probation inspection at the Sparrow home.
“When entering the trailer the officers found an active meth lab. They immediately exited and called for the Haz Mat Team and obtained a search warrant to re-enter the residence,” said McIntosh.
The Indiana State Police Haz-Mat team responded to remove the active meth lab, he said.
Sparrow was arrested for maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia, possession of hypodermic syringe, and manufacturing methamphetamine. Probation violation charges are pending in Scott County, McIntosh said/
Mullins was arrested for visiting a common nuisance, manufacturing methamphetanmine, possession hypodermic syringes, possession of precursors.
Both were booked into Jackson County Jail where they remain on a $50,000 bond.