WARSAW — The arrest of Seth Aaron Carl Allen, 28, 1203 E. Smith St., Warsaw, by the Warsaw Police Department Emergency Response Team Thursday, Jan. 25, stemmed from a warrant carrying three felony charges.
Allen was arrested near the intersection of Bronson and Smith streets, Warsaw, without incident. Multiple weapons were located and seized during a search of the residence after his arrest. The ATF has been contacted and additional charges are pending.
Charges in the warrant were: dealing in methamphetamine, a level 5 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; and maintaining a common nuisance, a level 6 felony.
The affidavit of probable cause, filed Jan. 24, states Dec. 23, Warsaw Police responded to a drug overdose at Allen’s residence. When they arrived, Allen was giving CPR to the victim, who later died at the hospital.
While medical attention was being given to Grindle, police observed a cut end piece of a plastic straw with a white residue inside and a plastic baggie.
Allen was asked by police who was residing in the residence and were advised it was the victim, himself and a third individual, who was present. A search warrant was executed and in one bedroom, a meth smoking pipe, hypodermic syringe and drug paraphernalia was found. In the kitchen area numerous hypodermic needles, plastic bags with white residue, aluminum foil made into a smoking pipe with burnt residue were located.
Officers found, in Allen’s bedroom, two digital scales, two black ledger books, two plastic bags with a crystal substance that tested positive for methamphetamine, numerous plastic bags and two cut plastic pens with residue. Additional items were found in the living room and plastic bags, with a white residue, were found in a backpack. One of those bags tested positive for heroin.
Allen admitted to police to dealing crystal meth in the past.
Warsaw Police Department was assisted Thursday by the Indiana State Police and Winona Lake Police Department.