Five arrested in Kosciusko County drug bust

The Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) 43 conducted search warrants in Warsaw, Indiana and Pierceton, Indiana on August 15 and arrested five people.

Posted: Aug 20, 2019 4:45 PM
Updated: Aug 20, 2019 4:57 PM

Kosciusko County, Ind. (WFFT) —A drug task force team conducted two search warrants that lead to several arrests last Thursday.

The Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) 43 conducted search warrants in Warsaw, Indiana and Pierceton, Indiana on August 15 and arrested five people.

Officers served a search warrant at 4542 W 400 N. and said they recovered 131 grams methamphetamine, one gram heroin, several of stolen tools and lawn equipment from the residence. Three people were arrested.

The drugs have an estimated value of approximately $25,000, police said.

A second search warrant was simultaneously conducted at 8280 E US 30 lot 52, by NET 43.

Officers said there was one ounce of meth inside the residence, resulting in the arrests of two people.

All five suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Kosciusko County Jail.

Those arrested, along with their charges and bond amounts:

1. Frank Sterling Daniels, 34, of Middlebury
Dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance, bond of $25,000 surety plus $250 cash
2. Kendall Elizabeth Rodgers, 25, of Middlebury
Dealing methamphetamine and possession of a narcotic drug with a bond of $25,000 surety plus $250 cash
3. Chad Allen Thompson, 52, of Warsaw
Maintaining a common nuisance and possession of methamphetamine with a bond of $25,000 surety plus $250 cash
4. Troy Douglas Howard, 52, of Pierceton
Dealing methamphetamine with a bond of $25,000 surety plus $250 cash
5. Maryjean Emline Howard, 51, of Elkhart
Dealing methamphetamine with a bond of $25,000 surety plus $250 cash

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