Officers seize 7.5 pounds of marijuana, $21K cash from home in Warsaw

Photo courtesy Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office

Gerardo Sanchez

Mallory Lynn Zellmer

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. -- A domestic disturbance call led to the seizure of over 7 pounds of marijuana, THC oil and more than $21,000 cash, according to a release from the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office.

Warsaw Police were dispatched to a home on Poplar Street for a domestic disturbance just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

When they arrived, officers smelled marijuana coming from the residence. Because of the possible presence of narcotics, NET 43 detectives were contacted to take over the investigation, reports said.

Net 43 obtained and executed a search warrant at the home.

Investigators with Net 43 seized 7.25 pounds of marijuana, 1.6 grams of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, 60 grams of THC oil and more than $21,000 in cash, according to police reports.

The occupants of the home, 28-year-old Gerardo Sanchez and 27-year-old Mallory Zellmer, were taken into custody on the following preliminary charges:


  • Dealing methamphetamine with enhancing circumstances (Level 3 felony)
  • Possession of marijuana with enhancing circumstances (Level 5 felony)
  • Neglect of a dependent (Level 5 felony)
  • Dealing marijuana (Level 6 felony)
  • Possession of marijuana (B misdemeanor)


  • Neglect of a dependent (Level 5 felony)
  • Domestic battery with a minor under 16 present (Level 6 felony)
  • Dealing marijuana (Level 6 felony)
  • Domestic battery (A misdemeanor)
  • Possession of marijuana (B misdemeanor)
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