Police arrest couple on child neglect charges, confiscate dozens of marijuana plants from Washington County home

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (November 2, 2015) – Indiana State Police arrested two Washington County residents after officers discovered dozens of marijuana plants in their home.

Officers began investigating illegal drug activity Saturday morning at a residence in Campbellsburg, Indiana.

The residence was occupied by Cory W. Miller, 35, Helen M. Miller, 33, Cynthia Johnson, 19, a six-year-old child, and a one-year-old child.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the residence. When they entered the home, they discovered over sixty marijuana plants, marijuana growing equipment and numerous Tramadol pills, a schedule 4 narcotic that was obtained without a prescription.

Police arrested both Cory and Helen Miller. They each face several charges including:

  • Possession of a controlled substance without prescription
  • Neglect of a dependent (two counts)
  • Cultivating marijuana
  • Dealing in marijuana
  • Possession of paraphernalia

Both individuals are being held in the Washington County Jail.