Southern Indiana - An arrest was made Tuesday followed by more charges filed yesterday on Gerald Scott Flint, 53, from Brazil, IN. The initial arrest was for Possession of a Legend Drug, D Felony, out of Jackson County, IN. The additional charges were filed yesterday in Clark County, IN for Impersonating a Public Servant, D Felony and Theft, D Felony.
The investigation began back on March 10th after a citizen made a complaint to the Indiana State Police that Gerald Scott Flint was in the Clark and Scott County disaster areas allegedly soliciting donations of disaster supplies, (food, water, etc.), and monetary donations for his organization, “Volunteer Medics Worldwide”. The donations collected were to be used to assist the victims of the tornadoes that struck southern Indiana on March 2nd. During the collection of these donations Gerald Scott Flint allegedly sometimes led people to believe he was working in cooperation with homeland security. He was not working with homeland security or any other known legitimate organization while collecting these donations and supplies.
During the investigation it was also discovered that Gerald Scott Flint had allegedly provided and was in possession of antibiotic legend drugs. It is unknown at this time how many people took possession of the antibiotic legend drugs from Gerald Scott Flint.
Gerald Scott Flint was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail and is awaiting extradition to Clark County on the charges filed against him.
This investigation is continuing as investigators are interviewing people from Scott County and surrounding areas. Trooper Matt Busick, lead investigating trooper, is asking anyone who may have contributed supplies or money to “Volunteer Medics Worldwide” or directly to Gerald Scott Flint to contact him at the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 812-246-5424 or if you reside inside of Indiana you can call 1-800-872-6743.
*Information from Indiana State Police
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