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4 arrested in meth raid

Four northeast Indiana residents were arrested Thursday after a raid at a mobile home community.

The Warsaw Police Department Drug Unit announced Friday that it received anonymous information that drugs were being distributed from a unit on Oak Brook Place in the Forest Park Mobile Home Community in Warsaw. It said several traffic stops beforehand led police to the residence.

About 4 p.m. Thursday, police executed a search warrant and arrested:

  • Connie Slusher, 53, who lives in the unit, on two counts of dealing, delivering and manufacturing methamphetamine, as well as two counts of possession of methamphetamine.
  • Angela Tarlton, 36, of Pierceton, on a felony charge of meth possession.
  • Kevin Hartman, 37, of Columbia City, on a felony charge of meth possession.
  • Terry Craig, 46, of Warsaw, on a felony charge of meth possession..
The Winona Lake Police Department also assisted at the scene.