Evansville Couple Arrested for Numerous Drug Related Offenses

On Friday, June 26th at approximately 5:04p officers were dispatched to 620 E. Delaware Street for a domestic violence incident in progress. Upon the officers arrival on scene Rashad Lamar Thompson fled from the officers and into the residence. Thompson was apprehended inside the residence. While in the residence the officers smelled the odor of burnt marijuana. The officers also observed in plain view digital scales, sandwich baggies and latex gloves. Officers also spoke to Jannie Nicole Young. Young and Thompson live at the 620 E. Delaware Street address with her children.

While on scene a gray Cadillac was observed parked illegally in front of 618 E. Delaware Street. An on scene canine alerted to the presence of a controlled substance in the open trunk area of the Cadillac. The registration on the Cadillac returned to the parents of Thompson. Officers applied for and received a search warrant for the Cadillac and 620 E. Delaware Street.

During the subsequent searches (10.1) grams of Heroin, (3.4) grams of Methamphetamine, (3.15) pounds of Marijuana, scales, baggies and a rifle were located.

While on scene a friend arrived at the address with Young’s children. Child Protective Services was called to take custody of the children. The children were placed with a family member.
During a search of Young incident to her arrest officers located marijuana and a controlled prescription drug in her bra.

Young was charged with: I. Dealing Methamphetamine II. Dealing Marijuana III. Possession of Methamphetamine IV. Possession of Marijuana V. Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance VI. Child Neglect VII. Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Thompson was charged with: I. Dealing Marijuana II. Possession of Marijuana III. Dealing Heroin IV. Possession of Heroin I Controlled Substance V. Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Violent Felon VI. Maintaining a Common Nuisance VII. Resisting Law Enforcement