INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police arrested four people after serving a warrant at a south side home last week.
IMPD Southeast Vice/Narcotics Flex teams obtained the warrant for a home in the 3800 block of Brickenwood Terrace on Thursday, Nov. 4, in connection with a drug case. They were looking for Nathan Washington, 33, who was suspected of dealing heroin.
Detectives had used covert techniques to buy heroin from Washington, IMPD said.
4 Fast Facts
- Police arrest four people after executing search warrant at south side home
- SWAT involved in operation because of potential for armed suspect
- Police confiscated heroin, marijuana, cash and guns from home
- Two people tried to evade capture before they were apprehended
IMPD SWAT was called to execute the warrant because Washington was considered a serious violent felon who may be armed. SWAT entered the home; Washington and his girlfriend tried unsuccessfully to evade capture.
A search of the home turned up heroin, marijuana, more than $2,400 in cash, ammunition and gun parts, IMPD said.
Police took Washington into custody on charges of dealing narcotics, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon, dealing marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.
Lavern Johnson, 30, faces preliminary charges of possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, dealing in marijuana, neglect of a dependent and maintaining a common nuisance.
IMPD also arrested Doronata Washington, 30, and Derrick Young, 32, on charges of visiting a common nuisance.