A joint investigation between the Greene County Drug Task Force and the Indiana State Police resulted in the arrest over the weekend of a Linton man suspected of manufacturing methamphetamine.
Michael Jordan Miller
Michael Jordan Miller, 33, was booked into the Greene County Jail during a bust that started late Saturday night and concluded in the early morning hours on Sunday.
The lead investigators, Sgt. Josh Goodman of the Linton Police Department and Trooper Richard Klun of the Indiana State Police, were assisted both during the investigation and on the scene during the bust by other officers from the Linton Police Department, the Jasonville Police Department, the Worthington Police Department and the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team.
Sgt. Goodman reported that officers learned Miller and another individual had purchased precursors then went back to Miller’s residence at 790 E Street NE in Linton.
More investigation and police surveillance resulted in a request for a search warrant for the residence.
According to the police report, when the search warrant was executed, officers found numerous items related to the manufacture of methamphetamine including precursors/reagents, equipment used to manufacture methamphetamine and other ingredients used to manufacture meth. They also allegedly located a powder substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.
Miller was also found inside the residence during the search and was taken into custody.
Miller was being held without bond on preliminary charges of: Dealing in methamphetamine (manufacturing) in an amount over three grams — a class A felony; possession of methamphetamine as a class D felony; possession of precursors as a class D felony; and maintaining a common nuisance as a class D felony.