PIERCETON — A Rochester woman was recently arrested after officers found more than 15 grams of methamphetamine in her home.
Donna Elayne Everage, 28, 2244 Sycamore Drive, Rochester, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; maintaining a common nuisance, a level 6 felony; possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
On Oct. 8, 2020, officers went to a residence in Pierceton to serve an arrest warrant on a man. Upon arrival, Everage opened the residence’s door; officers saw the man they were looking for in the residence and took him into custody.
Officers then interviewed Everage, who said the residence is her home and that the man stayed there as her guest. According to court documents, Everage said she knew the man sold methamphetamine at her home and also admitted to using methamphetamine.
While searching Everage’s residence, officers found a plastic bag in Everage’s purse containing 1.6 grams of methamphetamine. In the living room, officers found a phone box containing 15.3 grams of methamphetamine. Officers also found six glass smoking devices, two digital scales and 1.3 grams of amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, a schedule II controlled substance.
Everage was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Feb. 15, with a $15,250 surety and cash bond.