2 facing drug charges

By The Paper staff

NORTH MANCHESTER -- North Manchester Police Department recently made two drug-related arrests.

Terry L. Burkett, 38, Butler, was arrested Friday, Jan. 19, on a felony warrant for possession of methamphetamine and to revoke electronic home detention.

Jordan C. Napier, 21, Indianapolis, was arrested Monday, Jan. 22, on charges of possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and dealing marijuana.

NMPD also arrested Doug Carter, 37, Montpelier, on a felony warrant for driving while suspended and petition to revoke electronic home detention, at the same time as Burkett.

According to a release from the department, NMPD received a report around 5:01 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, that a wanted subject was staying in the 500 block of State Road 13 East. When officers went to the residence, the release said, the wanted subject allegedly locked the door.

Officers identified Burkett, made entry into the residence, and arrested him and Carter.

Wabash County Sheriff's Department and Wabash County Drug Task Force assisted NMPD with those arrests.

According to the release, Napier was arrested after NPMD received a complaint of suspicious activity in the 1,000 block of Bond Street around 8:47 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22.

Sgt. Nate Birch and Probationary Patrolman Tyler Duncan responded to the call, and arrested Napier.


Posted on 2018 Jan 30