Crime Watch 8

Johnson County conducts largest drug raid in county history

FRANKLIN, Ind. (WISH) — Authorities in Johnson County rounded up dozens of drug-dealing suspects Thursday. The prosecutor called it the largest drug raid in county history. 

Officers from across the county and beyond teamed up and went looking for 120 drug dealers. They had arrested about 70 by 5 p.m. 

News 8 tagged along as a team of officers with rifles, protective vests and helmets approached a home near State Road 135 and West Division Street south of Bargersville. The officers were looking for Jonathon Williams, who is suspected of selling fake methamphetamine and presenting it as real. 

Williams was not there, so he is one of the wanted suspects. Another is John Schaefer, who has been arrested before. 

"If you're going to deal drugs in Johnson County, law enforcement is going to go after you," Prosecutor Brad Cooper said. 

Cooper said authorities are still looking for dozens of suspects. 

"If they're off, away from Johnson County somewhere else and they stay away, that's as good as putting them in the jail to me," Cooper said. "My concerns begin and end at the county line." 

According to Cooper, no officers fired their guns or used Tasers on anyone during the raids. 

Prosecutors said they expect the county's crime rate to drop with fewer dealers on the streets. 

Franklin police said most local crime is fueled by drug usage. 

"I hear people say all the time, 'We're not going to solve this problem by arrest.' I say that's crap," Cooper said. "We need to get the poison off the streets."

Investigators said they also found nine people Thursday in possession of syringes and narcotics. 

The majority of the roundup targets are suspected meth dealers. Some are also wanted for dealing heroin, cocaine and controlled substances. 

Cooper said some low-level possession suspects are sometimes sent to recovery and treatment, but his goal for drug dealers is to lock them up in jail. 

The county's jail commander said the staff was handling the influx well but the jail was overcapacity Thursday evening by more than 30 inmates. 

Facing charges in the case:

  • Jordan Fulkerson
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Conspiracy to Deal Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor  
    • Dealing Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor  
  • Johnny Dewayne Johnson Jr.
    • Conspiracy to Deal in Methamphetamine, Level 2  
    • Conspiracy to Deal in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Gavin Brown
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5  
  • Megan Mays
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Daniel Joseph Maple
    • Dealing in a Substance Represented to be a Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • James Michael Gaston
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Michelle Marie Wiegle
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5  
  • Ian M. Hutchinson
    • Dealing in a Substance Represented to be a Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Rebecca Jean Smith
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5  
  • Christopher James Maxwell
  • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Terry Leon Nuckols Jr.
    • Dealing in a Schedule III Controlled Substance, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Schedule III Controlled Substance, Level 5 
  • Angela Marie Atwood 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Lateisha Rochelle Monique Banks
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Garnet Russell Merrill Cox 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Richard James Wooten  
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Derek T. Flores 
    • Conspiracy to Commit Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Jason Owen Powell 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Substance Represented to be a Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Jonathon  Wayne Williams 
    • Dealing in a Substance Represented to be a Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Megan Ann Atwood 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Brandon Scott Coyle 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4  
  • Torey ShaeAnne Burbrink 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 6 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 6  
  • Christy Lea Johnson  
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4  
  • Eric Nathon Newkirk 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Eric Michael Columbare 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Trina Sue Bolin 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Garrett Almond Lowe 
    • Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Michael Duane Curtis II 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 5 
  • Brenda L. Combs 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Kathy R. Conroy 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 3 
  • Christopher Ellis Huff 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Operating a Motor Vehicle after Forfeiture of License for Life, Level 5 
    • Operating a Motor Vehicle after Forfeiture of License for Life, Level 5 
  • John F. Schaefer 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4  
  • Heather Renee Howard 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Jacob Owen Matthew Bolin 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Derek Dwayne Sewell 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Stanley E. Sheets III 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4  
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Chad Lloyd Cummings 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Operating a Motor Vehicle after Forfeiture of License for Life, Level 5 
  • Samuel Edward Murray 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Tony E. McGeorge 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Nicholas J. Bryant 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4  
  • Karen Kaye Wise 
    • Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 6 
    • Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Robert P. Clutter 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Schedule III Controlled Substance, Level 5 
  • Sara E. Bowman 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 3  
  • Dalton Daniel Jackson 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • George Andrew Lowe 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 6 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 6  
  • Cierra Nicole Wiley 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Richard H. Vasquez 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Fredrick Robert Dees II 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Substance Represented to a be a Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Christina Fawn Williams 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Jessica R. Bowen 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Shannon L. Gentry 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4  
  • Curtis L. Ellis 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4  
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Alicia Poindexter 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Michael C. Kruger 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Kimberly Ann Campbelle AKA Kimberly A. Asher 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Rodrick Damount Beeler 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Jevon A. Bowen 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • William Stacey Carey 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Natalie J. Rybolt 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Michael W. Taylor 
    • Dealing in a Substance Represented to be a Controlled Substance, Level 6 
  • Madison Renee Gardner 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • David Dwayne Dennis 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Jason R. Bornstein 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Monica K. Keihn 
    • Theft, Level 6 
    • Driving While Suspended, A Misdemeanor 
  • Ora W. Allison 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Jeremy Lynn Coulter 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Gregory E. Robertson 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Anthony Danshawn Gilbert 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Kevin Todd Reynolds 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Ian Christopher Roberts 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Timothy S. Dodson 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing) Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Magdalena Ramona Alvarado 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Crystal Renee McClintic 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Troy L. Tucker 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 3 
    • Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Level 3 
  • Joshua Michael Taylor 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Ricky Lee Cross Jr.  
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Phillip S. Canter 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Michael E. Pruitt 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Kimberly Dillard 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4 
  • Antonio Joseph Barroso  
    • Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance, Level 5 
  • James C. Worley 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Todd William Wilson 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 5 
  • Tyler C. Hill 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 
  • Jacob A. Livingston 
    • Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance, Level 5 
  • Jeralyn Nicole Nuby 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4 
  • Kamron D. Woodford 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Savanna S. McPeek 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Erin Nicole Reid 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Jennifer C. Drury  
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Ray L. Fox 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Annie M. Fox 
    • Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 5 
  • John Carrol Lykins 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Cody Christopher Griner 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Autumn Noelle Hayes 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Dennis F. Pitman 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Amy L. Radford 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Bailey J. Osborne  
    • Dealing Marijuana, Level 6 
  • Phillip M. Baugher 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • David L. Cordell 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Level 4 
  • Daniel Talaber Below 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 4 
  • Jeffery Scott Raines 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Gambrielle Nicole Armstrong 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Christina Joan Gilvin 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Russell Eugene Lewis Jr. 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Emily Ann Collins 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic Drug Level 5 
  • Ronald E. Raines 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Jenni Lynn Cain  
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 3 
  • Mallory L. Newport 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Dustin J. Boston-Hubbard 
    • Conspiracy to Commit Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Conspiracy to commit Dealing in a Narcotic, Level 4 
    • Dealing in a Narcotic, Level 5 
  • Andrew Hugh Gillenwater 
    • Theft, A Misdemeanor 
  • Angel Lopez 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5  
  • Haley M. Brunat 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4  
  • Shandy M. Boatner 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 5 
  • Michael A. McDonald 
    • Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance, Level 2 
    • Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 4 
    • Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 5 
  • Rex Dale Locke Jr. 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
  • Marlin Derek Haddock 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • David V. Woodring 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 4 
    • Conspiracy to Commit Dealing in a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Cocaine, Level 5 
  • Sarah L. Hutton 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
  • Christopher Steven Sauer 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing)Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • (Aiding, Inducing, Causing)Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5 
    • Conversion, A Misdemeanor  
  • Gary A. Wiley 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 3 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 4 
  • Charles Gillenwater 
    • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 5

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