Following the investigation by the New Harmony Police Department involving criminal mischief to a rental home located on Steammill Street in New Harmony.
Town Marshal Scott Champlin obtained a Class D Felony arrest warrant for Steven J. Lewis, age 35 of New Harmony. On June 5, 2012, officers of the New Harmony Police Department arrested Lewis at a residence on Main Street.
While executing the arrest warrant, officers observed drug related items inside the home. While Steven Lewis was being transported to the Posey County Jail on the active arrest warrant, Town Marshal Scott Champlin obtained a search warrant for the residence.
Personnel of the Posey County Drug Task Force were summoned to the scene to assist with the execution of the search warrant. As a result of the search, officers located marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Lewis was additionally charged with possession of marijuana and rug paraphernalia offenses. An investigation is continuing into the original incident.