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Tip Leads Police to Arrest Columbus Couple on Drug Charges

Brent V. Burnett and Tiffany N. Sawyer / Photo courtesy: Bartholomew County Jail
Brent V. Burnett and Tiffany N. Sawyer / Photo courtesy: Bartholomew County Jail

Thanks to someone's tip, a Columbus couple was arrested on drug charges after police executed a search warrant at 1702 McCullough Lane in Columbus Thursday.

Columbus Public Safety spokesman Lt. Matt Myers says 28-year-old Brent V. Burnett was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession/cultivating marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

Twenty-eight-year-old Tiffany N. Sawyer was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

Myers says narcotics detectives learned about a marijuana growing operation located behind the couple's home. This information, Myers says, came with help from the Indiana State Police Marijuana Eradication Team.

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013 10:18:51 AM

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