Two Arrested Following Residential Search In Knox

A search warrant was executed that allowed officers from the Knox City Police Department to arrest two on drug charges.

Officers received information about narcotics being sold at a residence in Knox and, with that information, the officers applied for a search warrant. Starke Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall signed the search warrant and it was executed Tuesday afternoon at 1560 S. 300 E. in Knox.

As a result of that search, police found an indoor marijuana growing operation and the suspects in the case were found to be in possession of marijuana.

Justin Back, 28, and Mitchell Thompson, 28, of Knox were arrested on preliminary charges of Dealing in Marijuana and Possession of Marijuana.