Convicted murderer arrested in Indy on drug charges

Bernabe Castillo-Moreno (Provided Photo/Decatur County Jail)

GREENSBURG, Ind. (WISH) — Local and federal agents on Thursday arrested a convicted murderer in Indianapolis after a months-long investigation into the distribution of methamphetamines.

Greensburg police and authorities with the Drug Enforcement Agency arrested three people, including 48-year-old Bernabe Castillo-Moreno, of Indianapolis, who police said is in the country illegally and previously was convicted of murder in Texas, 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at The Greensburg Daily News report.

Police in Greensburg say back in May, they received information about a drug dealing operation and that Castillo-Moreno was the primary supplier. Police say after learning about his murder conviction and immigration status, they obtained a search warrant for his Indianapolis home.

Police did not name the other two individuals who were arrested but did say one suspect has direct ties to a Mexican drug-trafficking organization.

Castillo-Moreno was taken to the Decatur County Jail and preliminarily charged with two counts of conspiracy to deal methamphetamine, a Class A felony and a Class 2 felony. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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