WARSAW — Jacob William Meyer, 27, 356 E. Birchwood Court, Warsaw, was sentenced on Monday, Sept. 26, on a count of possession of a narcotic drug, a level six felony. One count of dealing a narcotic drug was dropped, per the plea agreement.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on Feb. 15, Meyer was arrested for selling suboxone strips. Suboxone is a prescription used to treat narcotic (opiate) addiction and may be habit forming.
Warsaw Police filed court documents on Nov. 17, 2015, after Meyer sold four suboxone strips to an individual. The affidavit of probable cause states Meyer met with a potential buyer of the strips. When the two met, the buyer was told another individual would be bringing the suboxone strips.
The buyer was sold four individually wrapped packages containing four suboxone strips, at a cost of $40. The strips contained burprenorphine/naloxone a schedule III narcotic drug.
Judge Michael Reed accepted Meyer’s plea agreement and sentenced Meyer to be placed on probation for a year and a half for possession of a narcotic drug. Meyer will receive one day credit for jail time and one day for good credit. Meyer is to complete 40 hours of community service, take substance abuse classes and serve two weekends at the Kosciusko County Jail.