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Clark County

January 31, 2013

Meth lab found in New Albany home

Taser used to take man into custody

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NEW ALBANY —

Through further investigation officers found that Henderson had purchased 92,400 milligrams of pseudoephedrine in 34 separate purchases that took place between March 2011 and December 2012.

Another resident of the home was found to have made 26 purchases of the same substance though December 2010 and November 2012.

Pseudoephedrine is an over-the-counter decongestant used to treat a common cold, but can also be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. The purchase of the medication is tracked through the Indiana Methamphetamine Investigation System.

After his arrest, Henderson was charged in Floyd County Superior Court No. 3 with possession of chemical reagents or precursors with intent to manufacture a controlled substance, a class D felony; resisting law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor; and visiting a common nuisance, a class B misdemeanor.

OUTSTANDING WARRANT

An outstanding warrant had been issued for Henderson’s arrest Jan. 16., according to court documents.

He had plead guilty to neglect of a dependent, a class D felony, in September 2012. Through the plea, another charge of D felony drug possession (Alprazolam) was dismissed.

He was sentenced to one and one-half years in the Indiana Department of Correction, which was suspended to a probation term.

The two charges stem from a March 2011 incident where deputies with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in Memphis were Henderson was found unresponsive from an apparent overdose. Clark County EMS also responded to the home and took Henderson to St. Catherine’s Hospital for medical treatment.

At the time of the overdose, Henderson was supposed to be caring for his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son, according to statements made to deputies.

According to the police report, the child was unable to wake Henderson, and knew to call his mother for help.

After Henderson was taken to the hospital, deputies were informed by the nursing staff that a plastic bag containing eight yellow pills were found in his pants pocket.

The pills were later identified as Alprazolam, a Schedule 4 controlled substance.

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