A joint investigation between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Indiana State Police has resulted in the arrest of two Sullivan County men on various charges.
The men were arrested on Sullivan County warrants.
This morning around 5:00, approximately 40 local, state, and federal officers simultaneously descended upon the residences of 50-year-old Elmer Eugene Seeley of 11132 North County Road 400 East, Farmersburg and 34-year-old John M. Abolt of 4728 East County Road 1100 North, Farmersburg.
Both men were taken into custody quickly and without incident by members of the Indiana State Police SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team and transported to the Sullivan County Jail by troopers.
Elmer Seeley was charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon, B felony and Receiving Stolen Property, D felony.
Seeley is alleged to have been in possession of and subsequently sold, a 9 millimeter handgun during an undercover investigation in May of 2012.
Seeley is prohibited from possessing firearms due to a previous criminal conviction.
John Abolt was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine, A felony and Possession of Methamphetamine, C felony. Abolt is alleged to have possessed approximately 25.6 grams of methamphetamine, and then sold the 25.6 grams during an undercover investigation in September of 2012.
On scene law enforcement were ISP Putnamville troopers, ISP K-9 units, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Sullivan County Prosecutor’s Office, US Marshal Service