A joint operational investigation between Warsaw Police Narcotics Unit, Kosciusko County Drug Task Force, Warsaw Police and Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of six individuals within the last three days.
Arrests began Saturday, Dec. 27, when at approximately 2 p.m. Warsaw Police Narcotics Unit and the county Drug Task Force arrested Olivia Ann Hebert (Cook), 26, Claypool on preliminary charges of felony possession of a schedule I controlled substance or heroin. Her arrest was at an undisclosed Winona Lake location.
At approximately 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, members of the Warsaw Narcotics Unit, county Drug Task Force and county sheriff’s department established an undercover purchase of heroin in the Silver Lake area.
After the drug transaction was completed, uniformed officers initiated a traffic stop near CR 950S and CR 450W. Aaron Joseph Seibold, 35, and Myles Scott Jordan, 27, both of Wabash, were arrested on preliminary charges of dealing a schedule I controlled substance, or heroin. Seibold was additionally charged with possession of a precursor by a meth offender and unlawful sale of ephedrine/pseudoephedrine.
Later that day Warsaw’s narcotics unit conducted an undercover purchase of hydrocodone, a schedule II controlled substance, from Timothy Raymond Zick, 29, Plymouth. Officers were also able to initiate an additional drug transaction a few hours later with Zick, resulting int he purchase of heroin.
Early Monday morning, Dec. 29, officers from Warsaw’s narcotics unit, the county’s drug task force and sheriff’s department conducted an undercover purchase of heroin at 340 E. Levi Lee Road, Lot No. 209, Leesburg. This took place at 2:30 a.m.
During the investigation officers obtained an executed a search warrant from the county prosecutor’s office. A search of the residence revealed numerous items associated with the use of heroin.
Arrested were Maranda De Aaron Begley, 28, Warsaw and Zick. Both were preliminarily charged with felony dealing a schedule I controlled substance, heroin, dealing methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. Begley was additionally charged with neglect of a dependent during the investigation.
A third individual, Louise Auger, 39, Warsaw, was also arrested at the residence Auger was preliminarily charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia. She also had an outstanding active warrant from Minnesota.
Bonds for the individuals were: Hebert, $10,000; Zick, $20,000; Begley, $15,000; Seibold, $4,000; Jordan and Auger, $7,500 each. All were surety bonds.
The Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office advises that the defendant’s charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.