Police seize drugs, cash from northwest side barbershop; 3 people arrested

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police arrested three people during a bust at a barbershop that netted cash, marijuana and a pair of vehicles.

IMPD Northwest District Narcotics and Vice detectives served a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at “Word of Mouf” barbershop, 3851 N. Kevin Way, after their investigation led them to believe drugs were being sold out of the business.

4 Fast Facts

  • IMPD arrests three people
  • Narcotics and vice detectives raid barbershop linked to drugs
  • Officers recovered cash and marijuana from the business
  • Charges range from dealing narcotics to maintaining a common nuisance

Police arrested Dorian Benefield, 31, Najee Jackson, 25, and Jonte Ford, 34, after questioning them. The three men face several charges ranging from dealing narcotics to maintaining a common nuisance.

Police seized $3,278 in cash and 667 grams of marijuana. Two vehicles were held for forfeiture, police said.

IMPD said its Nuisance Abatement Unit would conduct a follow-up investigation into the business and its practices.

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