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Theft Report Ends With Heroin Discovery, Arrest

Posted On May 13, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

Robert L. Marksberry Dearborn County Sheriff's Dept.

Robert L. Marksberry
Dearborn County Sheriff’s Dept.

(Greendale, Ind.) – A heroin bust is made in Greendale.

Officers were investigating a theft report on Saturday. They were led to an apartment on Oakey Avenue where they found the suspect, Robert L. Marksberry, 58, of Lawrenceburg.

Marksberry was allegedly found to have an off-white powder susbstance stored in a wad of aluminum foil in his cigarette pack. He told officers the substance was heroin, according to a court affidavit.

Officers later tested the substance and it tested positive as heroin.

Marksberry was arrested and charged with Possession of Heroin (Class D felony), Possession of Paraphernalia (Class A misdemeanor), and Probation Violation (Class D felony). He remains held at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center.