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Investigation leads to drug related arrests

 

Deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department followed up on information from a previous investigation Friday morning around 1 a.m., going to a residence in the 9000W block of CR 360N. Officers spoke with the occupants regarding suspected drug activity at the residence, and officers were given consent to search the property by those living at the location.

During the search, officers reportedly located small amounts of controlled substances and nearly 50 items of used paraphernalia commonly used to consume marijuana and methamphetamine.

At the conclusion of the search, all five occupants were arrested on various charges.

Arrested were:

Blake E. Gayton-Begley, 23, of Shipshewana, charged with Possession of Paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor, and Visiting a Common Nuisance, a Class B misdemeanor.

Kyle J. Fanning, 22, of Howe, charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance, a Class B misdemeanor.

Laura G. Yoder, 25, of Topeka, charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance, a Class B misdemeanor.

Randy A. Quick, 22, (no town given), charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance, a Class B misdemeanor, and Possession of Paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.

Kassandra M. Meyers, 21, of Shipshewana, charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance, a Class D felony.