Two Arrested after Search Warrant

Jessica Boyd
Shawn Heck

Two Knox residents were arrested on drug charges on Wednesday.

The Starke County Sheriff’s Department received information regarding a possible methamphetamine operation at 2135 S. Rhea Street in Knox. After an investigation, detectives applied for a search warrant for the residence, which was granted. Starke County and Knox City police officers executed the search warrant and reportedly found an active one-pot method methamphetamine lab, precursors used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, the finished product, and drug paraphernalia.

Shawn Heck and Jessica Boyd were arrested as a result of the investigation. They face preliminary charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Illegal Drug Lab, Possession of Precursors, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Paraphernalia.