Press Release

Whitley County Sheriff Dept.

Stolen pistol, suspected meth found assisting probation and parole

On July 5, 2017, Deputy Johnny Miller responded to a Henry Barton Road residence in the Rockholds community to assist two probation and parole officers.

Dep. Miller made contact with Troy Vee Carr, 47, of that location. Carr, a convicted felon, was found to be in possession of a firearm. Whitley County E911 determined the Walther 9mm had been entered by law enforcement as stolen.

Dep. Miller also located what appeared to be approximately two grams of methamphetamine, one marijuana plant and drug paraphernalia.

Carr was arrested and lodged in the Whitley Co. Detention Center. He is charged with receiving stolen property (firearm), possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), probation violation for a felony offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and cultivating marijuana.