Two arrested for possessing heroin

Michael Eleyet

Michael Eleyet

Lauren Jones

TROY — On Monday, the Miami County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Eleyet, 37, and Lauren Jones, 28, both of Troy, for felony possession of heroin and possession of drug abuse instruments.

Subsequent to an investigation in the city of Troy, Jones and Eleyet were found to be in possession of 16 capsules of heroin and three syringes, according to Miami County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Dave Duchak.

Both Jones and Eleyet were incarcerated in the Miami County Jail.

The sheriff’s office continues to target heroin sales and abuse in Miami County.

Heroin abuse and addiction trends are linked to an influx of drug addiction spawned crimes within the area, according to Duchak.

He said detectives have been assigned to concentrate enforcement operations specific to the abuse of heroin.

Duchak said law enforcement continue to seek assistance from fellow residents who can leave anonymous drug and crime tips on the sheriff’s office website at

Michael Eleyet Eleyet

Lauren Jones Jones