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Six people arrested after investigation into Tippecanoe County drug deal

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Update (Aug. 21, 2017)– Tiffany Zollars was sentenced to 11 years. Seven will be executed in the Indiana Department of Correction, and three years will be spent at Tippecanoe County Community Corrections. She also received four years of probation.

Original story:

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (March 9, 2016) – Police in Tippecanoe County arrested six people on drug-related charges Tuesday.

Around 3 a.m., Lafayette police attempted to pull over a suspect after a methamphetamine deal at a local hotel in the 4200 block of South Street. The suspect, later identified as Brian Gaby, drove off, and police in Clinton County found his vehicle.

Gaby, who’d gotten out of the vehicle in an attempt to run away, was apprehended after being tracked by a K-9.

The investigation included two residences: one in the 1900 block of Greenbrush Street and another in the 1900 block of Morton Street. Police recovered methamphetamine, heroin cocaine and firearms during their investigation.

Police arrested five people on numerous charges:

Wesley Wayne Bell, 34, Lafayette

  • Dealing methamphetamine under 5 grams
  • Possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams
  • Dealing methamphetamine over 5 grams
  • Possession of methamphetamine over 5 grams
  • Conspiracy to commit dealing in methamphetamine over 10 grams
  • Conspiracy to commit possession of methamphetamine over 10 grams

Tiffany Florence Zollars, 34, Lafayette

  • Conspiracy to commit dealing in Methamphetamine over 10 grams

Brian David Gaby, 44, Lafayette

  • Dealing methamphetamine over 10 grams
  • Dealing a narcotic drug (heroin) over 10 grams
  • Possession of methamphetamine over 10 grams
  • Possession of cocaine less than 5 grams
  • Dealing cocaine less than 5 grams
  • Resisting law enforcement in a vehicle

Kevin Wayne Wendling, 30, Lafayette

  • Conspiracy to deal methamphetamine less than 5 grams
  • Conspiracy to deal a narcotic drug (heroin) less than 5 grams

Kendra Diane Rossetter, 26, Lafayette

  • Conspiracy to deal methamphetamine less than 5 grams
  • Conspiracy to deal a narcotic drug (heroin) less than 5 grams

Around 9 p.m., detectives arrested another suspect accused of dealing meth in connection with the case. That arrest happened in the 4200 block of Commerce Drive. Police seized a handgun in addition to Oxycontin, Hydrocodone and meth. Police arrested Keith Allen Glass, 39, Lafayette, on several charges:

  • Dealing methamphetamine over 10 grams while armed
  • Possession of methamphetamine over 10 grams while armed
  • Possession of handgun without a permit
  • Possession of Schedule I, II, III, IV controlled substance

The Lafayette Police Department said the arrests came as the result of a two-week investigation into drug dealing in Tippecanoe County. Several departments assisted in the case, including the West Lafayette Police Department, the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department, the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section, the Indiana National Guard, and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.