For Immediate Release: Contact: Lt. Tim Payne #17
Date: October 10, 2017
The following individual has been arrested stemming from investigations conducted by the Drug Task Force.
ARRESTED: Allen Faurote
6006 Battleview Drive, West Lafayette, IN
On October 10th, 2017, Allen Faurote was arrested for two counts of Dealing in Methamphetamine, and one count of Possession of Methamphetamine. During a lengthy Drug Task Force Investigation, Faurote sold methamphetamine to an undercover officer, on multiple occasions. Faurote was located at his place of employment where he was detained by the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office. Faurote was transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail.
The Drug Task Force works diligently to investigate and bring individuals involved in narcotic sales to justice. This is the sixth arrest of narcotics dealers in less than a week and several more arrests are expected.
The Drug Task Force would like to thank all concerned citizens who report drug activity and recognize the invaluable community partnerships needed to keep our community safe. If anyone has information regarding narcotics information, please contact the Drug Task Force anonymous tip line at 765-807-1670 or through the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-Crime.
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.