Knox PD Drug Investigation Results in Three Arrests


An investigation by the Knox Police Department into reports of illegal drug activity culminated in the arrests of three Knox residents yesterday. City officers and members of the Starke County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1200 block of East Culver Road, according to Police Chief Harold Smith. They found methamphetamine, syringes and other narcotics and narcotic-related paraphernalia, according to the incident report.

Teresa Scutchfield, 45, faces felony charges of possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance, as well as a misdemeanor offense of possession of a legend drug. Sarah Scutchfied, 23, and Elijah Fugate, 25, both face felony charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a narcotic drug and maintaining a common nuisance along with a misdemeanor charge of possession of a Schedule III narcotic.