WARSAW — Warsaw Police Officers delivered an arrest warrant for one person, but arrested two.
Gerard Leslie Webster, 61, 620 Webber St., Warsaw, is being charged with a level 5 felony of dealing meth and a level 6 felony possession of meth.
According to an affidavit of probable cause, on June 7, Warsaw Police Officer R.J. Nethaway, with other Warsaw Police officers, went to the above residence to issue an arrest warrant for Mandy Marie Schultz. When Nethaway knocked on the door Webster answered and invited him in after he was advised of the arrest warrant.
Nethaway found Schultz in the residence and arrested her, but during the search and arrest the officers spotted drug paraphernalia on the floor of the living room and on the kitchen counter.
Officers obtained consent from Webster to search the residence and found spoons and glass smoking pipes with a white, powdery residue that tested positive for meth.
On the bedroom floor, officers found a plastic bag that also contained a white, powdery substance weighing less than 1 gram, which tested positive for meth.
In the living room, a piece of aluminum foil with burnt residue and a small cigarette that was identified as marijuana was found.
Webster admitted to Nethaway that he had purchased 1/2 gram of meth and that he, an unidentified person and Schultz had smoked some of the 1/2 gram of meth. He told officers the the plastic bag containing meth found in the bedroom was the same meth he had purchased earlier.
Webster was/is being held in the Kosciusko County Jail on a $5,250 bond of surety and cash.