Knox Man Sentenced to 14 Years in DOC

Starke County Courthouse

A Knox man received his sentence in the Starke Circuit Court this week after he pleaded guilty to Dealing in Methamphetamine as a Class B felony and two counts of Neglect of a Dependent, Class C felonies.

Police arrested 35-year-old Gregory Tolson on Oct. 2 after an investigation over the course of several months. Police executed a search warrant at the home and found methamphetamine, several precursors, paraphernalia, and several methamphetamine labs, as well as two young children in the home near the toxic fumes. Tolson was arrested alongside Cherie Tolson and Nathan Vermilyer who faced similar charges, and the Indiana Department of Child Services arrived on the scene took possession of the two children.

Tolson was sentenced to 14 years in the Department of Corrections with two years suspended.