Seymour woman faces felony drug charge


Staff Reports

A 45-year-old Seymour woman was arrested Thursday morning on a Level 2 felony charge of manufacturing/dealing in methamphetamine after a three-month investigation into her activities, police report.

Kisha Gay Philpot also faces Class A misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia as part of the investigation, according to a news release from Lt. C.J. Foster with the Seymour Police Department criminal investigations division.

Foster said Philpot was arrested on those charges shortly before 7:30 a.m. Thursday at a residence in Village Green Mobile Home Park at 833 S. O’Brien St. on the city’s southeast side.

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While executing a Jackson Superior Court I search warrant at the home, police reported finding 74 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, plastic bags, drug paraphernalia and U.S. currency, Foster said. The methamphetamine had a street value of more than $2,000, he said.

The investigation is ongoing, and more arrests are expected. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the investigation.

Philpot was booked into the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown at 9:16 a.m. Thursday and was being held without bond pending her initial hearing.

A Level 2 felony is punishable by 10 to 30 years in prison upon conviction with an advisory sentence of 17½ years.

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