Police: Teen helped drug dealer

Woman accused of driving man to drug buys

GREENFIELD — A local woman faces a maximum 30 years in prison after she was caught on video shuttling a methamphetamine dealer to and from his drug buys, according to police reports.

Nineteen-year-old Peyton Glover, 3610 S. Farmstone Circle, New Palestine, was arrested this week and being held in the Hancock County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond.

Glover is accused of helping a meth dealer who was under investigation by local law enforcement, according to court documents.

The charges she faces stem from an incident in November 2016 when she was 18 years old, records show.

Police say they arranged to have a confidential informant purchase drugs from the dealer last year. On the day of the deal, the dealer arrived in a red Toyota Avalon driven by Glover, according to court documents.

The name of the alleged dealer is not listed in the charging document filed against Glover.

The transaction that occurred between the dealer and informant was caught by a video camera the informant was given by police, court documents state. Afterward, the dealer left the area in Glover’s vehicle, court documents state.

Investigators followed Glover and eventually pulled her over in order to identify who was in the vehicle, court documents state. Glover wasn’t arrested at that time.

Later, Glover was brought to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department for questioning. During her interview with police, she admitted she was the one who drove the dealer to the scene and watched from her car as drug buy took place, court documents state.

Glover was arrested this week, records show.

She faces three felony charges: one Level 2 felony count of aiding, inducing or causing dealing of methamphetamine; one Level 6 felony count of maintaining a common nuisance; and one Level 6 felony count of unlawful possession of a syringe.

Glover appeared in Hancock County Superior Court 1 Tuesday to plead not guilty to the charges she faces. She’s expected back in court Jan. 24.

If Glover is convicted in the case, the Level 2 felony count she faces carries a penalty range of 10 to 30 years in prison, as well as up to $10,000 in fines.

Each Level 6 felony count she faces carry a penalty range of six months to 2½ years.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or cvanoverberghe@greenfieldreporter.com.