Four Arrested On Drug-Related Charges In Culver

Four people were arrested Thursday after a search warrant was executed at a residence in Culver.

Officers from the Culver Police Department received information from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department about possible drug activity at 515 W. Jefferson Street in Culver. Police obtained a search warrant and found items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine and precursors along with other drug-related items and paraphernalia.

Amber S. Rippe, 28, of Culver and Russell M. Fuller, 32, of Culver were arrested on preliminary charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Illegal Drug Lab, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Legend Drug and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. Forty-nine-year-old Mark Thompson of Rochester and 45-year-old Tracey Holloman of Culver were also arrested at the scene.

The Starke County Sheriff’s Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team assisted the Culver Police Department in the investigation.