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Posted: 3:03 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

USPS controlled delivery of drugs nets 3 arrests

By Breaking News Staff


USPS, Troy Police and the Miami County Sheriff's Office participated in a controlled delivery at two homes Thursday, resulting in three arrests.

The U.S. Postal Service made deliveries to two homes in Miami County Thursday, and each package contained over six pounds of marijuana, officials said.

As a result of the controlled delivery, a search warrant was executed at a home on East State Route 41 near Troy, where a 5 foot tall, 500 pound safe was confiscated. A locksmith opened the safe today and found $40,000-$60,000 inside, as well as other drugs and firearms.

Three people, Michael Adkins, 29, Zack Housley, 21 and Natalie Keppel, 23, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana as a result of the investigation.

The were arraigned in court on Friday morning and each given a $25,000 bond.

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