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16 Charged in Undercover Drug Bust in Posey County

15 people were arrested in Posey County on Friday morning after a months-long, undercover drug operation.

Posted: May 14, 2021 12:06 PM
Updated: May 14, 2021 12:17 PM

On Friday morning, multiple law enforcement agencies executed 15 arrest warrants and multiple search warrants in Posey County as the result of an undercover drug investigation that began in August 2020.

Authorities say they're still searching for three suspects who haven't been apprehended yet: Stephanie M. Seabeck, Timothy Whitfield, and Jeffrey A. Bates. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of those individuals should call dispatch at (812) 838-1320 immediately

As a result of the undercover operation, called Operation "Lockdown," arrest warrants were issued for the following suspects:

The warrants issued for the individuals seen above are for the following charges: 

• Keith Curtis Debose, 32, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in
Methamphetamine, a Level 3 Felony, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance –
Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony;

• Miranda Renee Richards, 35, of Evansville, is charged with Dealing in
Methamphetamine, a Level 3 Felony, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance –
Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony;

• Roy Debose, 53, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance –
Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony;

• Halley Marie Penelope Bates, 20, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in a
Schedule II Controlled Substance, a Level 4 Felony, Dealing in Methamphetamine, a
Level 4 Felony, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance – Controlled Substances, a
Level 6 Felony;

• Julie Kuberski, 27, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine, a
Level 4 Felony, Dealing in Methamphetamine, a Level 5 Felony, Dealing in a Schedule
II Controlled Substance, a Level 6 Felony, Maintaining a Common Nuisance –
Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony, Dealing in Paraphernalia, a Class A
Misdemeanor, and Visiting a Common Nuisance – Controlled Substances, a Class B
Misdemeanor;

• Antjuan Dejesus Rollins, 40, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in a Schedule
I Controlled Substance, a Level 5 Felony, Dealing in Marijuana, a Level 5 Felony, and
Maintaining a Common Nuisance – Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony;

• Linda Michele Schmidt, 50, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Maintaining a Common
Nuisance – Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony;

• Stephanie M. Seabeck, 33, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Conspiracy to Commit
Dealing in Methamphetamine, a Level 2 Felony;

• Jeffrey A. Bates, 40, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine,
a Level 3 Felony;

• Timothy Whitfield, 32, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Conspiracy to Commit
Dealing in Methamphetamine, a Level 4 Felony;

• Wesley Barnes, 39, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine, a
Level 4 Felony, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance – Controlled Substances, a
Level 6 Felony;

• Cynthia K. Fleenor, 57, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in
Methamphetamine, a Level 4 Felony, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance –
Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony;

• Brandon Joseph Robinson, 33, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Dealing in
Methamphetamine, a Level 3 Felony;

• Shane Wright, 31, of Owensville, is charged with Conspiracy to Commit Dealing in
Methamphetamine, a Level 2 Felony, Dealing in Methamphetamine, a Level 3 Felony,
Dealing in Methamphetamine, a Level 5 Felony, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance
– Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony; and

• John Fleenor, 41, of Mt. Vernon, is charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance
– Controlled Substances, a Level 6 Felony.

• Zachary Addison, 38, of Mt. Vernon, was previously charged in the United States
District Court Southern District of Indiana with Possession with Intent to Distribute
Methamphetamine and Felon in Possession of a Firearm

The Posey County Drug Task Force executed the arrest warrants Friday with the assistance of law enforcement from the Posey County Prosecutor’s Office, Posey County Sheriff’s Office, Mt. Vernon Police Department, Indiana State Police, Evansville Police Department, Evansville-Vanderburgh County Joint Drug Task Force, Federal Bureau of Investigation – Safe Streets Task Force, Vincennes Police Department, New Harmony Police Department, and Indiana Conservation Officer.

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