Round 2 of Operation Double Trouble took place this morning and led to several more arrests on drug dealing charges.
38-year-old Michael Bryant Jr of Huntingburg. He’s charged with a Level 2 felony for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug and a Level 4 felony for Dealing in Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone
50-year-old Andrew Dodd of Huntingburg, who faces Class A and Level 2 felony counts for Dealing in Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. He’s also facing a Habitual Substance Offender Enhancement on the Level 2 felony count.
41-year-old Trell Ferguson of Huntingburg is facing a Level 5 felony for Dealing in a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance.
37-year-old Joni Goldman of Huntingburg, who faces Level 2 and Level 3 felonies for Dealing Methadone
31-year-old Adrienne Holmes of Huntingburg, who faces a Level 5 felony for Dealing in Methamphetamine
45-year-old Shannon “Dean” Tredway of Huntingburg, who faces a Level 4 felony for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug and a Class A misdemeanor for Dealing Paraphernalia
68-year-old Cary Trusty of Huntingburg, who is charged with 2 Level 3 felony counts for Dealing Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine.
Sermersheim says a total of 20 people were charged with drug dealing felonies as part of Operation Double Trouble. She says only 19 warrants were secured due to 1 person passing away prior to the Prosecutor’s Office applying for warrants.
Now in a press conference this morning at the Dubois County Security Center, Sermersheim stated she is pleased with how the operation turned out. However, she says those arrested in Operation Double Trouble will get lighter sentencing than in the past thanks to changes made to the state’s criminal code back in 2014:
Sermersheim says this morning’s arrests mark the end of Operation Double Trouble. Meanwhile, Dubois County Sheriff Donny Lampert says he’s pleased with the cooperation between local law enforcement agencies for Operation Double Trouble. He also says efforts to combat drugs locally will have to become more proactive than reactive in order to change the culture:
Sermersheim says a 3rd undercover drug operation is in the works, though of course she could not provide further details.