Operation Firecracker Lands Eight in Jail on Multiple Drug Charges
By: Sheila McCrea - Friday, July 16, 2021

WARSAW, IN — Eight people were arrested during what’s being called “Operation Firecracker” in Kosciusko County.

The operation spanned over two day on Wednesday and Thursday. The multiple agency arrest followed leads from concerned citizens to identify individuals who allegedly were possessing or dealing drugs in Northeast Indiana.

Three men, and five women were arrested on multiple charges, with possibly more charges coming.

Among the people who were arrested as a result of the operation include the following people:

Jadyn Michael Micha Smith-Lantz – driving while suspended and possession of paraphernalia
Tara Holbrook – probation violation warrant
Brenda Darlene Stump – possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated
Kelsea Leigh Carver – possession of a narcotic drug, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a syringe
Tyler James Niles – dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of paraphernalia
Alea Paige Hammond – possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia
Jonathon Michael Stump – warrant service
Victoria Nicole See – possession of paraphernalia


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