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IMPD confiscates firearms, narcotics from drug ring on city's far east side

Detectives discovered a large-scale narcotics dealing/distribution ring on the far east side.
Credit: CGIS/IMPD

INDIANAPOLIS — An investigation earlier this week led IMPD to confiscate firearms and narcotics. 

On Sept. 16, IMPD, working within the Indianapolis Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) initiated a narcotics/firearms investigation in response to information provided by citizens in the 3600 block of Foxtail Drive, Indianapolis. 

Detectives found 35-year-old Demarcus Nance inside the home. CGIC detectives detained Nance and obtained a search warrant.

Inside the home, detectives discovered a large-scale narcotics dealing/distribution ring and located evidence showing the trafficking of narcotics to Indianapolis from out of state. 

The following evidence was located during this investigation:

  • Keltec Bullpup 12-gauge pump-action shotgun
  • Draco Model PAP-M92PV 7.62 Caliber pistol
  • Smith and Wesson 9mm semi-automatic handgun
  • Bushmaster AR-15, 5.56 caliber rifle
  • Smith and Wesson AR-15, 5.56 caliber rifle
  • (10.6) pounds of Methamphetamine
  • Suspected crack cocaine and heroin
  • Marijuana
  • Evidence of narcotics distribution, manufacturing and packaging.

A total $23,470 was seized and held for forfeiture as proceeds of illegal narcotics dealing, according to IMPD. 

Nance was arrested and transported to Marion County Jail for narcotics dealing charges and illegal possession of the five firearms.

The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and make a final charging decision.  

If you have additional information related to this investigation, contact IndyCGIC@indy.gov

CGIC would like to thank the community for their concerns and assistance in this investigation.