WARSAW — Two Warsaw men were arrested after allegedly stealing a trailer.
Shawn Andrew Collins, 31, 2575 E. Center St. 11, Warsaw, is being charged with theft, a level 6 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; and driving while suspended, a class A misdemeanor.
Scot Edward Puckett, 32, 2575 E. Center St. 123, Warsaw, is being charged with theft, a level 6 felony.
On March 29, an officer with the Warsaw Police Department responded to the theft of a trailer. The caller advised that the subjects involved drove next to a parked trailer, hooked it to their vehicle and drove off. According to the affidavit of probable cause, the caller contacted police because they thought the subjects’ actions were suspicious.
The officer located the suspicious vehicle pulling a trailer. The trailer’s license plate was not illuminated and the registration plate was expired. Officers conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Collins and the passenger as Puckett.
Collins told the officer he had permission to have the trailer. The officer discovered the trailer belonged to a male subject, who advised he did not give anyone permission to use or take the trailer.
While arresting Collins, officers found a plastic bag containing a white residue that tested positive for methamphetamine.
Collins was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on March 28. He has a pre-trial hearing scheduled for 3 p.m. June 3. Puckett was booked in the jail on May 2, with an initial hearing set for 1 p.m. May 10.