A Jackson County man was one of eight people arrested this week during a warrant sweep in Jackson, Scott and Clark counties.
Jesse Bobb, 34, of Seymour faces a charge of dealing in a Schedule I, II or III controlled substance, a Class B felony.
His arrest stems from an incident Jan. 28, 2014, according to Scott Circuit Court documents.
The warrant sweep, conducted during the afternoon and evening hours Wednesday, also led to the arrests of seven Scott County residents, according to a news release from Indiana State Police Cpl. Carey Huls.
Huls said the sweep is part of an ongoing drug investigation by the Indiana State Police Post in Sellersburg that has netted 25 arrests in the past six weeks.
Bobb was arrested Wednesday at the Seymour Police Department and booked into the Scott County Jail in Scottsburg. He posted a $60,000 surety bond Thursday. His jury trial is set for 9 a.m. July 28.
The other arrests and their charges include:
Jackson McGinnis, 42, of Scottsburg, dealing in methamphetamine 10 or more grams, a Level 2 felony. McGinnis already was held in the Scott County Jail on a separate methamphetamine charge when he was served with the new charge.
Brandy Ann Neace, 32, of Scottsburg, dealing in methamphetamine 10 or more grams, a Level 2 felony; conspiracy to deal methamphetamine, a Level 5 felony; and possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony. Neace was arrested at her residence.
Michael White, 51, of Austin, dealing in a Schedule I, II or III controlled substance, a Class B felony. White was serving time on home incarceration with a GPS monitor when he was arrested, police said.
Joe Gay Jr., 58, of Austin, dealing in a Schedule I, II or III controlled substance, a Class B felony. Gay was arrested at his residence.
Larry Eugene Huff, 40, of Austin, parole violation and a fugitive of justice. No information was available about his arrest.
Taria L. Riley, 33, of Scottsburg, parole violation and a fugitive of justice. Riley was arrested at a hotel in Sellersburg.
Jerry Ray Stacy, 39, of Austin, possession of a hypodermic needle, a Level 6 felony, driving while suspended and false informing. Police said Stacy also faces additional charges because drugs were found on him during his arrest at his residence. The additional charges are possession of a Schedule III controlled substance and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance. Both are Level 6 felonies. Police said Stacy also was in possession of a handgun and $3,057 in cash.
Besides Bobb, six of the seven arrested were taken to the Scott County Jail in Scottsburg. Riley was booked into the Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville.
Huls said officers with the post, U.S. Marshals Service, Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Austin Police Department and Scott County Community Corrections participated in the arrests.