WARSAW — At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, Warsaw Narcotics officers learned of drug activity coming from South Bend to the Warsaw area.
Warsaw Narcotics officers interviewed Amanda Perkins about the drug activity and learned that a handgun was left in her car from a drug dealer from South Bend. With legal consent, narcotic officers searched the car and located a Smith & Wesson revolver. During the search officers also located over 15 grams of heroin, crystal meth and marijuana.
Narcotics officers interviewed Amanda again and learned that she had just sold .3 grams of heroin to her father at a local hotel. Narcotic officers obtained a search warrant for the hotel room and located David Everly at the hotel. There they seized .2 grams of heroin and learned that Everly had used the remaining amount. Several guns and ammunition were seized from the hotel room. Amanda’s two children, ages ten and seven, were also at the hotel. Amanda admitting to dealing drugs out of the hotel room.
Further investigation found that there were additional drugs at Amanda’s residence. Undercover Narcotics officers set up a buy at the residence and purchased one ounce of crystal meth at the residence. Immediately following the buy, with a search warrant in hand, narcotics officer searched the residence and took Denzell Parahams and Ethan Perkins into custody. More crystal meth was located and over $1000 cash was on located on Parahams.
David Everly, 53 years old, of Warsaw, was charged with level 6 felony possession of a narcotic and felony aiding, inducing, causing. He is being held on a $5,250 surety bond.
Denzell Parahams, 21 years old, of South Bend, was charged with level 2 felony dealing in narcotics between 5-10 grams, and level 3 felony possession of narcotics between 10-28 grams. He is being held on a $25,250 surety bond.
Amanda Perkins, 28 years old, of Warsaw, was charged with level 2 felony dealing in narcotics over 10 grams, level 4 felony dealing in methamphetamine between 1-5 grams, level 5 felony possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, level 5 felony neglect of a dependant, and level 6 felony maintaining a common nuisance. She is being held on a $25,250 surety bond.
Ethan Perkins, 28 years old, of Warsaw, was charged with level 2 felony dealing in methamphetamine over 10 grams, level 4 felony possession of methamphetamine between 10-28 grams, and level 6 felony maintaining a common nuisance. He is being held on a $25,250 surety bond.
All were transported and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail.