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Five arrested in southern Indiana meth operation near preschool

AUSTIN, IN (WAVE) - Five people have been arrested in southern Indiana in a suspected meth operation in Austin, Indiana.

The Scott County Sheriff's Office, along with Indiana State Police and the FBI made the bust Friday night at 1301 West York Road Lot #56.

Police say they found meth, heroin, drug-related items, and a lot of money inside the home.

The following people were arrested:

*  Malcum L. Abner, age 32, Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

*  Anthony "Tony" Pastrick, age 37, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle and Visiting a Common Nuisance.

*  Latashia Payne, age 28, Visiting a Common Nuisance.

*  James "Jimmy" Barnett, age 32, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle and Visiting a Common Nuisance.

*  Ginger Cox, age 20, Visiting a Common Nuisance.

The five could face additional charges since the home was located near a preschool.

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