Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Starke County

Three Starke County residents were arrested late Wednesday evening after a search warrant was executed by officers at a home in the 11,000 E. block of Division Road in Starke County.

The arrests were the result of a month-long narcotics investigation by officers and detectives with the Starke County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, eight grams of crystal methamphetamine packaged in different baggies were recovered during the search, as well as one gram of heroin, five different types of prescription medication, drug paraphernalia, and approximately $700 in cash.

Paul Coffin
Bradley Lovely
Michael Dennis

Officers arrested 54-year-old Michael Dennis and 25-year-old Bradley Lovely who reside in Knox, and Grovertown resident 37-year-old Paul Coffin. All three face preliminary felony charges of dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a narcotic drug, six counts of possession of a legend drug, and maintaining a common nuisance.

Photos provided by the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.