Vine Street home raided again for drug investigation

Michael K. Thompson. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Another raid on a Vine Street home led to the arrest of a Columbus man, again, on drug charges.

The Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team raided the home in the 5000 block over the weekend after an investigation into drug dealing, arresting three people.

At about 5:36 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Bartholomew County deputies served an arrest warrant on one of those who just been arrested by the JNET team, 59-year-old Michael Thompson, and smelled marijuana inside the home, according to police reports. Another search warrant was issued for the home.

Thompson, of Vine Street, was arrested again on a charge of maintaining a common nuisance and the Bartholomew County warrant.

Thompson was already facing charges from the weekend arrest of theft-receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance and an outstanding Bartholomew County warrant.

Lindsey D. Hebestreit. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff”s Department.

30-year-old Lindsey Hebestreit, of Columbus, was also arrested at the home and is facing preliminary charge of possession of a controlled substance and a synthetic drug, as well as visiting a common nuisance and a parole violation.

28-year-old Leeann Hoy of Taylorsville was found to be carrying a small amount of marijuana. She was cited and released.

Two other people in the home were released without charges.