Police seize drugs, guns, cash while serving federal warrant

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- Multiple local, state and federal law enforcement agencies executed two federal search warrants on Thursday, according to St. Joseph County Police. Drugs, guns and cash were seized and one person was arrested.

One of the search warrants was served at a home in the 100 block of N. Summit Drive in South Bend. At this location, officers and agents seized approximately a pound and a half of crystal methamphetamine, a pound and a half of suspected fentanyl, marijuana, ten firearms, a stolen firearm, a money counter and approximately $5,000 in cash, police said.

There were two 14-year-old children at home alone at the time the warrant was executed. There were no arrests at this address.

At the second address, in the 500 block of S. Grant Street in South Bend, officers and agents located marijuana, drug dealing materials, a money counter and $10,000 cash, police said.

Cartell O. Winston was arrested on drug related charges and will likely face federal charges.

The following agencies participated in the operation: Mishawaka Police Department, St. Joseph County Police Department, South Bend Police Department, Indiana State Police, United States Marshals Service, Drug Enforcement Administration and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Cartell Winston


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