MADISON, IN (WAVE) - Police in Indiana made two separate drug arrests in two locations as part of a continuing drug investigation in the Jefferson County area.
The investigation is being led by the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section with assistance from the Madison Police Department.
In the early morning hours of Dec. 23, Madison Police Department served arrest warrants on 40--year-old James F. Freeman, Jr. of Madison and 27-year-old Charles D. Hollins, also of Madison.
Freeman was arrested at 1120 W. Second Street in Madison and stands charged with Dealing in Schedule II Controlled Substance (2 counts) and Dealing in Cocaine (1 count), all Class B Felonies.
He also faces the possibility of the enhanced charge of being a Habitual Offender. Freeman is being held at the Jefferson County Jail on a $30,000 cash only bond and will appear at a later date in Jefferson Superior Court for his initial hearing.
Hollins was arrested at Valley Manor Apartments in downtown Madison and stands charged with Dealing in Schedule II Controlled Substance (2 counts) and Dealing in Schedule III Controlled Substance (1 count), all Class B Felonies.
Hollins is also being held at the Jefferson County Jail on a $10,000 cash only bond and he too will appear for his initial hearing in the Jefferson Superior Court at a later date.
These arrests are part of an ongoing effort by the Indiana State Police and Madison Police Department to combat drug distribution in Jefferson County and surrounding areas.
Anyone wishing to provide information regarding drug distribution is encouraged to do so by contacting the Indiana State Police at 1-800-566-6704 or the Madison Police Department at 812-265-3347.
Callers can remain anonymous.