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Special Crimes Unit Ends Alleged Mother And Son Pill Deals

Posted On August 06, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

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Jerri Lynne May and Eric A. May. Photo by Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – A mother and son are accused of dealing prescription pills and heroin, sometimes to students at Lawrenceburg schools.

The Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit began investigating Jerri Lynne May and her son, Eric May, both of Lawrenceburg, in March of 2013.

Detectives learned from an undercover officer that Jerri May, 54, was allegedly selling to students. She and Eric May, 33, allegedly dealt from their apartment on Elm Street in Lawrenceburg, a trailer on Lawrenceburg Road in Ohio, her vehicle at the Lawrenceburg Kroger parking lot, and during her breaks from work at a gas station in Greendale.

SCU investigators utilized an undercover officer to record Jerri and Eric May dealing on multiple occasions between March 4 and April 4, 2014. One of the Oxycodone pill deals took place at the Mays’ apartment on Elm Street, which is located within 1,000 feet of St. Lawrence School and Arch Street Park.

Jerri May and Eric May are each charged with Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance within 1,000 Feet of School Property or a Public Park (Class A felony) and Dealing in a Schedule II Controlled Substance (Class B felony).

Jerri Amy was arrested July 25. Eric May was booked into jail a few days later on July 30. They both remain held behind bars as of Wednesday.

9 comments
gotouttadodge
gotouttadodge

This isn't the first time he has been in trouble for selling drugs. He is a repeat offender.

SUBHATER
SUBHATER

Good that they got enough evidence to get them. Takes so long for law enforcement to get enough on these people to get the charges to stick so our taxes don't go to a defense lawyer to get them off.

smartjw
smartjw

What a role model for her son! I hope she has no grandchildren.

RL2375
RL2375

She does.  Her daughter and granddaughter live with her in Lawrenceburg! Like you said what a role model.

dbdb
dbdb

@RL2375  Yes she has a daughter and granddaughter but NO they do NOT live with them. Don't bring them into this mess.

JAMCAM
JAMCAM

@RL2375  No, Her daughter and Granddaughter do not live with her.