Nearly 30 Arrested in Drug Round-Up

“This is how we do things in Johnson County…we aggressively pursue the drug dealers.”

On March 7th, members the Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, the Franklin Police Department, and the Indiana State Police, the US Marshals Service, and others swept across the area attempting to serve over forty-three (43) arrest wararnts on suspected drug dealers. The felony charges stem from a six-month joint investigation by the Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Franklin Police Department.

The operation began early that morning, with over 100 officers participating. 43 warrants were issued and 28 arrests were made that day. During a news conference later in the afternoon, authorities showed off their biggest bust of the day; nearly 60 grams of meth worth about $6,000. Police arrested Charles Muns in connection.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Johnson County Prosecutor is to:
  • Fairly and justly prosecute violations of criminal law and to represent the people of Johnson County;
  • To protect the rights of victims of criminal proceedings;
  • Instruct local law enforcement and provide training to ensure proper procedures are followed;
  • Provide leadership as the chief law enforcement officer of the county by educating and informing the public.
The prosecutor has the responsibility of a minister of justice and not simply that of an advocate.  This responsibility requires that he prosecute the guilty and protect the innocent.  It is his obligation and mission to ensure that the rights of all parties are protected throughout the criminal justice process.