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Indiana woman allegedly offered meth for sale in wrong-number text to police officer

By Ben Hooper
An Indiana woman was arrested after allegedly sending a text message to a police officer with an offer to sell crystal meth. Photo by Kaesler Media/Shutterstock.com
An Indiana woman was arrested after allegedly sending a text message to a police officer with an offer to sell crystal meth. Photo by Kaesler Media/Shutterstock.com

NEW WHITELAND, Ind., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Authorities in Indiana said they arrested a woman accused of sending a police officer a wrong-number text offering meth for sale.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office said Shelby Eicks, 20, allegedly sent a text message offering to sell and deliver meth to a number belonging to a New Whiteland Police Department officer.

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Undercover detectives exchanged messages with Eicks and she allegedly sold them half an ounce of methamphetamine for $575 at a fast food restaurant Sept. 10.

The detectives scheduled a second meeting with Eicks for Sept. 15, and she arrived at the location with an offer to sell 17 prescription pain pills to the investigators for $135.

Eicks was arrested on charges of dealing methamphetamine and dealing a controlled substance.

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