Police: Alleged elderly woman's abuse leads to drug arrest

Mark Dean, Wallace Dean, Tony Eden arrested

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ind. - An investigation into the abuse of an elderly southern Indiana woman led to the arrest of three men accused of felony drug charges, police said.

On Saturday afternoon, police were sent to a home in the 11000 block of Henry Road in Jefferson County on reports of the alleged abuse of an elderly woman.

When police arrived at the home, they found numerous hypodermic syringes, pills, drug paraphernalia and a powder that was suspected to be a controlled substance.

Police arrested Mark Dean, 52, Wallace Dean, 44, and Tony Eden, 50, on several felony charges including possession of paraphernalia and parole violation.

All three men were taken into custody at the Jefferson County Jail.

The alleged abuse of the elderly woman remained under investigation. Police did not say if the suspects were related to the woman.

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