The mission of the I.M.A.G.E. Drug Task Force is to identify, investigate, and arrest those individuals or groups that are responsible for the use, possession, sale, manufacture and distribution of illegal narcotics in the four counties of northeast Indiana.
The I.M.A.G.E. Drug Task Force consists of members from the Noble County Sheriff’s Department, Lagrange County Sheriff’s Department, Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Kendallville Police Department, and the Auburn Police Department.. Financial support is also received from the Prosecutor’s Offices of all four counties.
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Image 2014 Statistics
The I.M.A.G.E. Drug Task Force has compiled a list of statistics from 2014 for general release. The vast majority of these cases represent charges of the Class A and B felony for dealing in narcotic drugs.
Total Cases Investigated In 2014: 84
Up 13 from 2008
Down 6 From 2008
Up 32 From 2008
Up 37 From 2008
Up 37 From 2008
Charges (Number of charges filed against a person)
Drugs Purchased / Seized With Estimated Street Value
|Methamphetamine Labs||5||No Street Value|
|Methamphetamine Trash Labs Recovered||8||No Street Value|
|Search Warrants Executed||2||No Street Value|
|Felony Warrants Served||6|
|Misdemeanor Warrants Served||2|
|Methamphetamine (ICE)||134 gm||$16,080.00|
|Methamphetamine (Domestic)||78 gm||$7,800.00|
|Synthetic Marijuana||1083 gm||$10,830.00|
|Synthetic Marijuana Labs Dismantled||2||Unknown|
|Legend drug||24 pills||$120.00|
The I.M.A.G.E. Drug Task Force is funded in part through an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the U.S. Department of Justice. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is administered within Indiana by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. JAG funding allows states and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own local needs and conditions.
For more information on Uniform Crime Statistics, visit the FBI’s web site at: http://www.fbi.gov.