Officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department arrested two after one pot method meth labs were found in a residence in North Judson on Thursday.
Officers received information about the whereabouts of Traci Jacobs who was wanted on two warrants for Failure to Appear. A detective from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department contacted the bonds company and sent agents to 6190 S. 250 W. in North Judson. The agents said that they had Jacobs in custody as well as Richard Warner, of North Judson. They also notified the Sheriff’s Department that there were several pop bottles in the bedroom closet that appeared to be one pot meth labs.
Written consent was given to search the residence and officers found several inactive meth labs, meth precursors, the finished product, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Traci Jacobs, 32, of Knox, was arrested on her active warrants, plus preliminary charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine with the Intent to Deal, Possession of Precursors, Illegal Drug Lab, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Paraphernalia.
Richard Warner, 26, of North Judson, was arrested and has preliminary charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine with the Intent to Deal, Possession of Precursors, Illegal Drug Lab, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Paraphernalia.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the North Judson Police Department, Starke County Posse and Indiana State Police.