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8 arrested in Adams drug sweep

Eight people have been arrested on Adams Circuit Court warrants after police said they sold controlled substances to informants, Sheriff Shane L. Reckeweg said today.

Officers from the Adams and Wells county sheriff's departments, the Decatur and Berne police departments, the Geneva Town Marshal's office and the Indiana State Police assisted in the arrests, police said in a statement.

Those arrested are:

  • Mark A. Shaffer of Decatur, two counts of dealing in a Schedule IV controlled substance;
  • Pierce C. Evans of Decatur, two counts of dealing in marijuana;
  • Robert D. Watson of Decatur, two counts of dealing in a Schedule IV controlled substance;
  • Thera J, Raugh of Geneva, two counts of dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance;
  • Jacqueline P. Curtis of Bryant, two counts of dealing in methamphetamine, one count of neglect of a dependent and one count of dealing a Schedule II controlled substance;
  • Tracy Mendoza of Decatur, five counts of dealing in methamphetamine;
  • Patrick W. Carlin of Decatur, two counts of dealing in methamphetamine; and
  • James M. Sweat of Decatur, two counts of dealing in marijuana.

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