Three Starke County Residents Arrested after Police Find Methamphetamine in Home

David P. Howard
Doug Beem
Myrtle Beem

Three Starke County residents were arrested Tuesday on methamphetamine related charges. Officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department conducted a search warrant at Myrtle Beem’s residence at 9792 E. 150 N. in Grovertown where they allegedly found methamphetamine, precursors to manufacture methamphetamine, controlled substances, legend drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Douglas Beem of Knox, Myrtle Beem of Grovertown and David P. Howard of Knox were arrested and the trio have preliminary charges of Dealing Methamphetamine, Possession of Precursors to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substances, Possession of Legend Drugs and Possession of Paraphernalia.

The Starke County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Hamlet Police Department, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and the Knox City Police K9 unit.