Evansville Man Arrested on Meth Dealing Charges

Evansville Police take more than eight grams of meth off city streets.
Evansville Police take more than eight grams of meth off city streets. Now, a man faces several charges for dealing and possession.

46-year-old Joseph DeWeese is in custody. An EPD officer saw DeWeese "acting suspicious" in the 700 block of 10th Ave. around 1 a.m. Monday. Police say he ran down an alley and into a garage.

Once inside, police found meth and marijuana in a tool chest with DeWeese's name on it. A search warrant turned up 8.4 grams of meth, about a gram of pot, and several pipes, syringes, and spoons with drug residue.

Police also arrested a woman, 46-year-old Sharon Sarchenko, for possession of a small amount of marijuana.
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