The Martin County Sheriff’s Department report they arrested 3 people this week on out of county meth charges.
The incident happened on Tuesday when acting on information, deputies went to the parking lot of a Loogootee restaurant where a meth buy was said to take place. The officers and a K9 surrounded a vehicle and extracted the suspects. One refused and there was a struggle with officers and he broke free and a short foot chase ensued. The man was subdued by police with a taser. A knife and meth were found on his person and police say he remained combative but was taken to jail. A search of the vehicle turned up meth making materials, marijuana and paraphernalia. Two others were arrested without incident.
Those arrested were 34-year-old Noah Peyton of Pekin, Indiana, 28-year-old Jeffery L. Riasor of Corydon and 30-year-old Kaelyn Baldwin of Beach Grove. All are charged with possession, attempted dealing and nuisance charges. Peyton was also charged with resisting law enforcement.