CPD arrests Charlestown Animal Control Officer PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 00:00

Officers with the Charlestown Police Department arrested 39 year old Robert Young on Friday, August 31 on several drug related charges, including Dealing Methamphetamine, Class A Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine, Class B Felony, Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Class C Felony, as well as several other various drug related charges. 
Young who is Charlestown’s Animal Control Officer was arrested  following an undercover narcotics investigation in Charlestown. Officers stopped Young after observing him complete a drug transaction. Young was immediately taken into custody where additional evidence was located on his person. Officers located precursors used to manufacture Methamphetamine inside the city’s animal control vehicle, which Young was driving.  Officers called upon the Indiana State Police’s Meth Suppression Team to assist. Officers worked closely with City Officials throughout the investigation.  Officers initially received numerous civilian complaints as well as complaints from city employees about Young’s involvement in drug activity. 
“Officers worked diligently with city officials during this investigation to see that Young was apprehended and will no longer be able to sell drugs to the citizens of Charlestown,” remarked Major Jason Broady. 
This investigation is ongoing and more details will be released as it becomes available.