Five arrested after search of Jennings Co. home reveals meth

Five people were arrested on drug charges in Jennings County Tuesday after police found more than 90 grams of meth as well as guns at a home while serving an arrest warrant.

The Jennings County Sheriff’s Department says that deputies were serving an arrest warrant on 54 year old John Boyd at about 12:36 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in Columbia Township when they saw drugs in plain view at the home.

A search revealed the meth, four guns, drug paraphernalia and more than $2,200 in cash.

In addition to the outstanding warrants from Jennings and Marion counties, Boyd is facing new charges of possession of more than 28 grams of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, along with charges for possessing a syringe and a controlled substance.

Rodney Mead and Hope Tarpley are facing charges of possession of more than 5 grams of meth and of syringes.

Heather Cheesebrew and Tamara Ross are being accused of possessing meth and drug paraphernalia.