WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after officers found drugs in a room at the Victory Hotel.
Eric Bradley Salyer, 27, 722 W. Jefferson St., Warsaw, is being charged with resisting law enforcement, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a syringe, all level 6 felonies; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
On Aug. 6, an officer with the Warsaw Police Department went to Victory Hotel in regards to Salyer being armed with a knife. The officer was also informed that Salyer had an active warrant for his arrest in Kosciusko County.
According to court documents, the officer ordered Salyer to come out of his room. The officer began searching Salyer’s person when Salyer drew a keychain that had a small folding knife attached to it. The officer ordered Salyer to throw down the knife and Salyer complied.
While being arrested, Salyer took his hands away from the officer and began resisting. After forcibly placing Salyer on the ground, the officer was able to gain control over Salyer.
In the room Salyer was in, officers found four syringes, several glass smoking devices and spoons with burnt residue on them. One of the glass smoking devices tested positive for methamphetamine.
Salyer was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Aug. 6, with a $5,250 surety and cash bond.