North Vernon police arrested four people and recovered heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia when they served a search warrant just after midnight this morning.

According to police, investigators received a tip several weeks ago about possible drug activity at a home in the 1100 block of West County Road 115S.

Police say that they recovered about half a gram of heroin and five grams of marijuana, along with drug packaging materials. They arrested 40-year-old Jeremy M. Jones, 27-year-old Kevin V. Swindall, 23-year-old Christopher L. Branum and 27-year-old Amanda J. Grajales.

Preliminary charges included:

  • Jones, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a narcotic, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
  • Swindall, Branum and Grajales, visiting a common nuisance, possession of a narcotic and drug paraphernalia.

Christopher L. Branum. Photos courtesy of North Vernon Police Department.


Amanda J. Grajales


Jeremy M. Jones


Kevin V. Swindall