A Carmel man has been arrested for alleged drug sales in Putnam County. The Sheriff's Office started an investigation in September into cocaine sales in the county. On Wednesday, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Unit arrested 41-year old Andre Houston. He was charged with Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. Houston was arraigned in Southeast Justice Court and ordered held on bond.
While members of the Putnam County Sheriff's Narcotics Enforcement Unit were patrolling a Carmel parking lot on Thursday, deputies noticed a man sitting in a vehicle. An investigation revealed that the man was in possession of Oxycodone, Amphetamine, and Concentrated Cannabis. The 44-year old from Carmel was charged with 3 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a weapon. The man was released on a written promise to appear in court at a future date. His name was not immediately available.