NEWS RELEASE: On 9/28/2016
NEWS RELEASE: On 9/28/2016 at approximately 5:10 a.m. detectives of the Hancock County METRICH Drug Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at 4277 County road 220 lot 12. This is the residence of Heidi S. Gonzalez, age 37 and Matthew T. Harpe, age 43.
The search of the residence yielded approximately 73 marijuana plants in various stages of growth, prescription narcotics, drug paraphernalia, hypodermic needles, and criminal tools.
Charges including illegal cultivation of marijuana are expected pending laboratory results.