Drug Investigation Results in Six Arrests on 15 Charges

FULTON COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A two week criminal investigation has ended in the arrests of six Fulton County residents on eight felony and seven misdemeanor charges.

During a search last night, police allegedly found meth, a meth lab, chemical drug precursors, and various items of drug paraphernalia in three Rochester homes. Six people were arrested on various drug related charges and taken to the Fulton County Jail.

Suspects:
1. Judilynn Ladsen, 56, 1124 Bancroft, four felony charges for manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of an illegal drug lab, maintaining a common nuisance, and possession of methamphetamine. She also faces a misdemeanor charge for possession of drug paraphernalia.

2. Charla Richard, 38, 4729 Camp Shohola Drive, a felony charge for possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor charge for possession of drug paraphernalia.

3. Matthew Simons, 36, 4729 Camp Shohola Drive, a felony charge for possession of methamphetamine and two misdemeanor charges for possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting law enforcement.

4. Beth Bahney, 41, 317 W. 11th Street, a felony charge for possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count for possession of drug paraphernalia.

5. Justin Gerald, 26, 317 W. 11th Street, warrant for probation violation and a misdemeanor charge for possession of drug precursors.

6. Shane Simons, 42, 4729 Camp Shohola, a felony charge for possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor charge for possession of drug paraphernalia.