Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers acted on a tip Thursday night and took two men into custody after locating a meth lab north of Warsaw.
DTF officers, along with Warsaw city police officers, began the investigation last night at Green Acres Mobile Home Park. A DTF officer made contact with the residents and did confirm that a one-pot method methamphetamine lab was in production.
Officers arrested and preliminarily charged the homeowner, Ricky D. Daniels, 52, 1692 E. County Road 200 N., Warsaw, with maintaining a common nuisance.
DTF officers also arrested and preliminarily charged a second individual in the trailer, Laine V. Yeazel, 25, Warsaw, with dealing and manufacturing methamphetamine, Class B felony. Both men were transported to the Kosciusko County Jail and are being held on individual $2,000 bonds.
The Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team along with firemen from the Leesburg/Plain Township Fire Department were also sent to Lot 212 to secure the hazardous scene due to the concentration of the meth lab. Kosciusko County DTF officers were also assisted by the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department.
The Kosciusko County Drug Task Force consist of officers from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department that work to combat the usage and sell of illegal and illicit drugs.