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Indiana Police Seize 50 Pounds Of Marijuana

Courtesy Indiana State Police Courtesy Indiana State Police
David Steele / Courtesy Indiana State Police David Steele / Courtesy Indiana State Police

(LAUREL, IN) -- Indiana State Police made an arrest on Thursday night and seized over 50 pounds of marijuana.

Around 10 p.m., troopers and investigators served search and arrest warrants on a residence in the 24200 block of Sanes Creek Road in Laurel. The warrants were obtained after an investigation conducted by District 41 investigators and the Franklin County Drug Task Force and Indiana Excise Police.

Police arrested David Keith Steele, 55, and charged him with dealing a schedule four controlled substance, dealing marijuana over 10 pounds, possession of marijuana, three counts of neglect of a dependent, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of stolen property and possession of paraphernalia.

Steele is being held in the Franklin County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

Police recovered over 50 pounds of marijuana with a street value of over $50,000 along with over $6,000 in currency. Also recovered was a stolen handgun and other firearms.

FOX19.com staff

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