By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — A Warsaw man was recently arrested and charged with drug dealing after a traffic stop resulted in the discovery of drugs.
Bradford Wayne Scarbro, 32, 944 E. Garfield St., Warsaw, is charged with dealing in methamphetamine, a level 2 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; possession of a narcotic drug, a level 6 felony; driving while suspended, a class A misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
On Aug. 19, a Warsaw Police officer saw a vehicle traveling south on Detroit Street. The officer pulled the vehicle over upon recognizing the vehicle from prior incidents and knew the vehicle to be improperly registered.
According to court documents, the driver of the vehicle, identified as Scarbro, told the officer he did not have a driver’s license. While waiting on a K9 unit to arrive at the scene, the officer discovered Scarbro had a driving status of suspended prior.
After a K9 unit positively alerted police, officers completed a search and found several digital scales and smoking devices, a bag containing less than one gram of heroin, a container with pills inside, a locked container with four bags of methamphetamine that weighed more than 120 grams, and a silver container with 1.9 grams of methamphetamine.
Scarbro told officers he had just purchased over three ounces of methamphetamine and admitted he was going to sell a third-party half an ounce that evening for $500. He also admitted that he sold methamphetamine to multiple people in different amounts.
Scarbro was previously convicted of driving while suspended in February 2019.
He was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Aug. 19, with a $25,250 surety and cash bond.