Law Enforcement Surround Home Looking For Wanted Subject

Posted On January 10, 2018

ISP Press Release:

ISP All Crimes Team Arrests Two After Search Warrant

On January 9th, 2018, Troopers from the Indiana State Police All Crimes Policing Team and Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff Department received information that a wanted individual was staying at 4303 W. SR 256. Hanover, Indiana.  When officers arrived they found drug evidence lying in plain view outside of the residence.  Officers applied for a search warrant for the residence, which was ultimately granted.  The Jefferson County Emergency Response Team was summoned to scene to assist with clearing the residence.  One individual was located in the residence and the homeowner returned to the scene as the situation progressed.  During a search of the residence, officers located items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and stolen property.  Both the individual in the residence and the homeowner were arrested for drug related charges.  The wanted individual that officers were initially searching for was not located.


Michael D. Brown, age 46, 4303 W. SR 256, Hanover, IN

Charges:         Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Level 4 Felony

                        Dealing Methamphetamine, Level 5 Felony

                        Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony

                        Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Level 6 Felony

                        Possession of a Syringe, Level 6 Felony

                        Possession of Stolen Property, 2 Counts, A Misdemeanor

Amanda G. Caudill, age 37, Woodlawn, VA

Charges:         Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony

                        Possession of a Syringe, Level 6 Felony

                        Visiting a Common Nuisance, B Misdemeanor

The suspects were transported and processed at the Jefferson County Jail.  The Indiana State Police was assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, The Jefferson County SWAT team, and the Jefferson County Animal Control Department.



Yesterday afternoon officers from the Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police and other law enforcement agencies went to a residence on the 4000 block of SR 256 with a warrant for a person who was wanted for felony charges.

The subject was not there but two arrests were made on narcotic charges.

Police said they found drug evidence “in plain view” outside the residence when they arrived.

Michael D. Brown, 46, Hanover, and Amanda G. Caudill, 37, Woodlawn, Virginia, were arrested on drug-related charges.

The wanted individual state troopers were initially seeking has not been located at this time.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, the Jefferson County Emergency Response Team and Jefferson County Animal Control assisted with the search of the property.