Tip leads to drug task force arrest


Curtis Combes

On Tuesday, members of the Hamilton/Boone County Drug Task Force arrested Curtis Combes, 47, of Indianapolis and charged him with one count of possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony; one count of possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor; and one count of cultivation marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor.

He was apprehended at his residence in the 10000 block of Bellefontaine Street in Indianapolis and was transported to the Hamilton County Jail. Bond was set at $10,000.

Combes arrest stems from a five month long investigation. A tip to the Hamilton/Boone County Drug Task Force led to the investigation of Combes. Officials said information obtained during this investigation may lead to further arrests.

The Hamilton/Boone County Drug Task Force consists of officers from the Carmel, Fishers, Lebanon and Zionsville police departments and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, with support from the Hamilton and Boone County Prosecutor’s offices.

Anyone wishing to report any type of illegal drug activity for Boone or Hamilton Counties should contact the Hamilton/Boone County Drug Task Force Drug Hotline at 571-2545. Callers may remain anonymous.


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