South Bend man arrested on outstanding warrants, narcotics charges

Indiana State Police
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A South Bend man was arrested on Tuesday on a number of outstanding warrants with nationwide extradition and new narcotics charges, according to Indiana State Police.

James Allen, 32, was arrested on the following charges:

  • Outstanding arrest warrants
  • Dealing cocaine or a narcotic drug
  • Possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug
  • Dealing methamphetamine
  • Possession of methamphetamine
  • Possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of paraphernalia

At 2:30 p.m., law enforcement located Allen in the driver's seat of a red pickup truck parked at a residence in the 1700 block of Medora St. in South Bend.

Allen was safely taken into custody by the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Law enforcement found the following in the pickup truck, reports said:

  • One revolver
  • One rifle
  • Suspected marijuana
  • Approximately 77.9 grams (0.2 pounds) of suspected heroin
  • Approximately 28.6 grams (0.1 pounds) of suspected cocaine
  • Approximately 2.7 grams (0.01 pounds) of suspected methamphetamine
  • Drug paraphernalia

Law enforcement also found a loaded handgun in Allen's pocket, according to reports.

Allen is being held at the St. Joseph County Jail. 

Indiana State Police assisted in the incident. 

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