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Three arrested during home visit after police find drugs

Three people were arrested Monday during a police home visit after officers found drugs in the home.

Warsaw Police Narcotic Officers and Kosciusko County Probation went to a home in the 1500 block of West 400 North around 2:30 p.m. to complete a home visit.

Police say the Indiana Department of Child Services attempted a home visit earlier in the day after receiving complaints of drug use at the home.

During the visit, authorities saw drug paraphernalia which tested positive for methamphetamine. 

Officers then obtained a search warrant and found more than two grams of crystal meth, more than one pound of marijuana, multiple needles, smoking devices, and other drug paraphernalia. 

Police say they also found over $2,500 in cash, two handguns, two sawed off shotguns, another shotgun, and a muzzleloader.

Police charged 35-year-old Aaron Phillips of Warsaw with dealing between 1-5 grams of meth with enhancement, possession of less than 5 grams of meth with enhancement, dealing between 30g-10lbs of marijuana, possession of marijuana, maintaining a common nuisance, and possession of paraphernalia. The charges were enhanced for possession of the firearms.

He is being held in the Kosciusko County Jail on a $20,250 bond.

The other two suspects charged were 29-year-old Chad Heinold of Warsaw and 25-year-old Sarah Hine of Kingsford Heights.

Heinold with charged with maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a syringe, possession of meth, and possession of paraphernalia. He is being held on a $5,250 bond.

Hine was charged with possession of marijuana, visiting a common nuisance, and possession of paraphernalia. She is being held on a $5,250 bond.

Warsaw Police were assisted by the Kosciusko County Probation Department and the Indiana Department of Child Services. Any drug tips can be called into the Warsaw Police Department at 574-372-9540.

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