TIPTON, Ind. (WISH) - A Windfall couple has been arrested on 14 felony charges after a month-long investigation.
Thursday morning, officers with Indiana State Police, Tipton Police Department and Tipton County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant on a trailer.
During the search officers allegedly found an active meth lab, marijuana, meth, and items commonly associated with manufacturing meth, according to a release.
Officers also found two children, ages 15 and 12, during their search. They were placed into the care of the Tipton County Division of the Indiana Department of Child Services.
Police arrested 42-year-old Timothy Pearson on preliminary charges of Manufacturing methamphetamine, Possession of methamphetamine, Possession of marijuana under 30 grams, Possession of precursors, Possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance, Invasion of privacy, Neglect of a dependent and Dealing in methamphetamine.
Also arrested was 38-year-old Jo Ellen Bousman, who was preliminarily charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of marijuana under 30 grams, Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, Possession of precursors, Neglect of a dependent, Possession of drug paraphernalia and Maintaining a common nuisance.
The couple was taken to the Tipton County Jail.
Anyone with information about the possession, distribution, or manufacturing of methamphetamine is asked to call the Indiana State Police Methamphetamine Tip Line at 1-800-453-4756. Information can be reported anonymously.
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