CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Indiana State Excise Police have arrested man for heroin possession at a Crawfordsville convenience store.
Officers were investigating the store due to complaints of drug use and tobacco being sold to minors. Officers observed a suspicious vehicle outside the store and approached two men in the car.
Joshua K. Rector, 33, of Crawfordsville was arrested after he consented to a search and police found heroin on him. He has been jailed on preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony and resisting law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor.
Usually Excise Officers deal with Alcohol and Tobacco, however in this instance a focus of their investigation turned out to be possessing heroin, which is something they say has become more common.
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