• Bill Raines

MAJOR DRUG DEALING OPERATION SHUT DOWN IN JACKSON COUNTY INDIANA

JACKSON COUNTY - JUNE 5, 2022 -


Seymour, Indiana (June 15, 2022) - A Seymour drug operation that was selling methamphetamine to an estimated 30 people per day was busted Sunday and three people have been charged, said Sheriff Rick Meyer.

“This appears to have been a major drug dealing operation based in an apartment complex,” said Sheriff Meyer. “These arrests were the result of excellent police work and cooperation between departments. I’m proud of the effort all officers involved put forth, including Deputy Aaron Wilkins, Deputy Justin Amos and Detective Zach Elliott, along with Seymour Police Department Detective Adam Surface and Detective Matt Carver."

The three were arrested Tuesday and charged in Jackson County Circuit Court.

Tammy L. Bowery, 56, is charged with:

–Dealing methamphetamine

–Possession of methamphetamine

–Possession of paraphernalia, Class C misdemeanor

–Dealing marijuana

–Possession of marijuana

–Possession of a legend drug

–Possession of a controlled substance

–Maintaining a common nuisance, Level 6 felony

Joseph D. Sizemore, 43, who also resides at the apartment is charged with:

–Dealing methamphetamine

–Possession of methamphetamine

–Possession of a syringe, Level 6 felony

–Possession of paraphernalia, Class C misdemeanor

–Possession of marijuana

–Maintaining a common nuisance, Level 6 felony

Raymond F. Engleking, 51, Village Circle Avenue, Seymour, is charged with:

–Possession of methamphetamine

–Possession of paraphernalia, Class C misdemeanor

The officers executed a search warrant at an apartment in the complex located at 1411 N. Hillcrest Drive Sunday afternoon.

According to the police report, officers found a total of approximately 54 grams of methamphetamine, approximately 1.2 ounces of marijuana, prescription medication for which the occupants did not have a valid prescription, drug paraphernalia and nine cell phones.

The police report also alleges that when police searched Sizemore, they found drugs and paraphernalia on his person.


Jackson County Sheriff Rick Meyer

“Eliminating this number of drugs from our community makes our citizens a little bit safer and I am proud of the police work that went into these arrests,” said Sheriff Meyer.


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