Two People Arrested for Allegedly Attempting to Sell Drugs to Children


20 year old Drake Carmine Best of Plainfield and 18 year old Erica Rachelle Souders of Cloverdale were arrested and taken to the Putnam County Jail Monday, after allegedly trying to sell drugs to children on a playground.

Putnam County Dispatch received a call Monday evening regarding two adults at the playground near the Stardust Hills clubhouse trying to sell pills and marijuana to the callers children.  The youngest of the children was five years old.

Officers quickly arrived on the scene and once confronted, Best voluntarily produced a bag of pills.  A vile containing marijuana allegedly fell from Souders pants during the conversation.

Both booked under the same charges charges of dealing in a substance presented as a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, dealing in marijuana, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

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