By TRENT SMITH
Public Information Office, Indiana State Police-Bremen District 24
MARSHALL COUNTY — The Bremen Post Criminal Interdiction Team served two drug related search warrants early Thursday morning, Feb. 18, in Plymouth. State troopers raided both 610 Randolph St. and 1200 W. LaPorte St. shortly before 6 a.m. Both residences are located within 500 feet of Plymouth School Property.
Troopers found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and marijuana at 610 Randolph St. This home is located across the street from Plymouth High School. The person of interest at this location, 45 year-old Bruce Vanblaricom was not at home at the time of the warrant but was found by police at 1200 W. LaPorte St.
Officers served a second search warrant at 1200 W. LaPorte St., which is located near Washington Discovery Academy. Here they located the remnants of a meth lab, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a gun.
Troopers found five adults and two children home at the time of the raid. The children were turned over to the Department of Child Services. Four of the five adults present were arrested on several drug related charges to include, manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine.
Savannah Nick, 27; Bryan Collins, 33; Faron Atkins, 56; and Bruce Vanblaricom were all arrested at the LaPorte Street. home and taken to the Marshall County Jail.