On Thursday November 18, Marshall County Drug Task Force Officers assisted by Net 43, Marshall County Police, Plymouth Police and Argos Police conducted an operation resulting in the execution of a search warrant at a residence on North Maple Street in Argos.

During the investigation, Task Force Officers confiscated over $30,000 in U.S. currency as well as a vehicle.

The operation resulted in the arrest of the residents, Levi Chambers, age 29 and Elara Hartman, age 28.

Chambers and Hartman were lodged at the Marshall County Jail for Dealing in Marijuana, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Neglect of a Dependent. They were each given a $1,500 cash bond and have since posted that bond.  Elara Hartman will be in Marshall Superior Court II on December 9 while Levi Chambers is scheduled to appear in Marshall Superior Court III on December 7th

Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed.  They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.