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More than $850K in drugs, cash seized from home of prior felon on Indy's northeast side

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Posted at 6:09 AM, Mar 01, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — Police seized hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of drugs and cash during a bust on Indianapolis' east side Wednesday.

The drugs were found when Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department's Flex Team and Narcotics Unit assisted Marion County Corrections on a home visit to a man who had prior convictions for dealing narcotics.

The home was in the 2900 block of N. Olney Street.

Detectives say the 34-year-old man attempted to flee the home after grabbing a bag of suspected cocaine but he was quickly apprehended.

Officers also located a firearm on the floor of hte home and were able to obtain a search warrant.

During the execution of the warrant, the following was seized:

  • Over 20 pounds of suspected Methamphetamine (approx. 40,000 dosages for consumption – Street Value approx. $750k)
  • Approx. 3/4 kilo of Cocaine (approx. 3000 dosages for consumption – Street Value approx. $60k)
  • Approx. 1/4 kilo of Heroin (approx. 2500 dosages for consumption – Street Value approx. $25k)
  • 1 Glock 30 .45 Caliber Handgun
  • Over $16,000 in cash
  • 1 Vehicle
  • Several other items indicia of Dealing Narcotics (scales, baggies, press, etc…)

The 34-year-old is facing the following preliminary charges:

  • Dealing Methamphetamine
  • Dealing Cocaine
  • Dealing Heroin
  • Serious Violent Felon
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Heroin
  • Resisting Law Enforcement
  • Batter on a Law Enforcement Officer