Counterfeit cash, large amounts of meth and pot found during bust in Columbus
UPDATE: Miller pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to three years, all suspended to probation. First 2 years of that was community corrections and first 6 months was work release.
In April 2017, Hupp pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent and was sentenced to 2 years, suspended to probation. She pleaded guilty to conversion in an unrelated case and was sentenced to 1 year, suspended to probation. In total, she’ll spend 3 years on probation.
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Police in Columbus arrested two people on child neglect and drug charges after serving a warrant this week.
Columbus Police Department SWAT and the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at 1712 Elm Street after an investigation lasting several months. Police found a large amount of meth and pot inside the home along with counterfeit money and drug paraphernalia.
A child inside the home could have accessed some of the drugs, which were in plain view in a bedroom, police said. The child was released to the custody of a family member.
Daniel Miller, 24, was arrested on several charges, including dealing in methamphetamine, dealing in marijuana, maintaining a common nuisance, neglect of a dependent, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, counterfeiting, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance.
April Hupp, 24, was arrest on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, neglect of a dependent and maintaining a common nuisance.
Both were taken to the Bartholomew County Jail.
Indiana State Police, the Columbus Police Department, and the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.