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Drugs seized, two arrested following narcotics investigation

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- Two Elkhart residents were arrested on drug charges after Elkhart Police served a search warrant at a home on W. Franklin Street.

Elkhart Police conducted a narcotics investigation in the area of the 400 block of W. Franklin Street. As a result of that investigation, police obtained a search warrant for 429 W. Franklin Street.

Police executed the search warrant early Tuesday morning.

During a search of the home, police say they seized:

  • Over 230 pills
  • 580 grams of synthetic drug (marijuana)
  • Over 20 grams of ecstasy
  • Over 30 grams of methamphetamine
  • Over 1 gram of cocaine
  • Over 4 grams of heroin
  • 27 grams of marijuana
  • Paraphernalia
  • Syringes
  • Money
  • Shotgun

Robert Peugh, 33, was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing a controlled substance (heroin), dealing cocaine, dealing in a controlled substance (ecstasy), maintaining a common nuisance, dealing a synthetic drug, dealing in methamphetamine, possession of a legend drug, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a syringe.

Cheyenne Oakley, 21, was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing a controlled substance (heroin), dealing cocaine, dealing in a controlled substance (ecstasy), maintaining a common nuisance, dealing a synthetic drug, dealing in methamphetamine, possession of a legend drug, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a syringe.

Tara Kell Trotter, 45, was arrested for a warrant through the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

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