Man arrested following drug bust on city’s near west side

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man has been arrested following a drug bust that occurred on the city’s near west side in early May.

It happened after authorities served a search warrant at a home in the 1600 block of North Winfield Avenue.

Upon entry to the home, officers observed a man diving out the back window of the residence and running through yards. We was apprehended a short time later.

Inside the home, detectives found:

  • 2 guns
  • 1/2 ounce of suspected cocaine
  • Scales with drug residue
  • 1 tablet of hydrocodone
  • 7 tables of oxycodone
  • 4 tablets of methadone
  • 1.1181 grams of marijuana
  • $4824
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38-year-old Desmond Scruggs was arrested and faces preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance,  resisting law enforcement by fleeing, possession of marijuana, dealing cocaine, possession of cocaine and dealing a controlled substance.

According to online jail records, he has since bonded out.

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