Four busted after meth found inside Winona Lake home

Mugshots of four suspects arrested after police found meth inside a Winona Lake home. (Photo Courtesy: Winona Lake Police Department)
Mugshots of four suspects arrested after police found meth inside a Winona Lake home. (Photo Courtesy: Winona Lake Police Department)

WINONA LAKE, Ind. (WANE) – Several law enforcement agencies in Kosciusko County arrested four people Tuesday evening after discovering drug paraphernalia inside a home, according to a statement from Winona Police Department spokesperson Michael Foster.

Foster said around 8 p.m. Winina Lake and Warsaw police officers followed up on a tip about the manufacturing of methamphetamine inside a home in the Fair Lane Trailer Park.

During the investigation, Foster said officers spotted drug paraphernalia items in plain sight at 1202 Wooster Road Lot 63. A one pot meth lab was also discovered.

Property renters Joseph Werand and Christy Bodkin, both of Winona Lake, were arrested on a charge of maintaining a common nuisance. Bodkin was also charged with neglect of a dependent.

Police said two children, ages 9 and 10, were inside the home at the time of the investigation. Both were taken by Child Protective Services for a medical evaluation.

Also inside the home were Todd Raney, Rochester, and James Page, Winona Lake.

Raney was charged with possession of methamphetamine and aiding in the manufacturing of meth. Page was charged with visiting a common nuisance.

Investigators said during interviews it was determined all four adults had used meth together earlier in the day at the home.

The Indiana State Police assisted with the investigation.

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