DNR's Illegal possession of wildlife investigation leads to drug arrest | Crime
Indiana Conservation Officers have arrested Tony D. Camp, 58, and Rachel J. Boarman, 45, both from Velpen, for various misdemeanor and felony violations involving the illegal possession of wildlife parts, drugs, and drug paraphernalia.
According to investigators, officers had received information concerning the illegal taking of a bobcat. As a result of further investigation, officers were able to obtain a search warrant for the residence where Camp and Boarman reside.
Indiana Conservation Officers and Pike County Deputies served the search warrant. Officers say the initial search produced bobcat, raptor, and box turtle parts which are all illegal to possess. Also found were various drug related items in the search. After obtaining an additional warrant, the officers continued to search the residence and say they found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, controlled substances, and other suspected illegal drugs.
Both Camp and Boarman were transported to the Pike County Sheriff’s Department.
Further drug charges are possible pending lab results.