Suspect drives off after being stopped by police

Mug shots (L to R) of Joshua Golden and Jasmine Curry provided by the Warsaw Police Department.

WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) Two people are under arrest following a drug investigation in Kosciusko County. Narcotics officers with the Warsaw Police Department were staked out Sunday evening near a Chapman Lake home when a man wanted on a felony warrant left the residence and drove off according to a news release issued by police. Police pulled the vehicle driven by Joshua Golden, 34, over.

However shortly after stopping, Golden drove off and police followed. On State Road 15 they used Stop Sticks to flatten Golden’s tires. Golden continued driving until his vehicle rolled into Warsaw Machinery on South Detroit Street. Golden ran off and with the help of a K-9, police managed to capture him. Inside his vehicle they found four one-pot meth labs and materials used to make meth.

As part of their investigation, police also targeted Golden’s girlfriend, Jasmine Currie, 32, of North Webster. She was taken into custody while shopping at Meijer. She was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine, conspiracy to deal precursors, possession of precursors to the manufacture of meth, and possession of paraphernalia. She is being held on a $2,000 bond.

Golden was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on a level 2 felony charge of dealing methamphetamine, felony conspiracy to deal precursors, felony possession of precursors, and felony resisting/fleeing law enforcement. He is being held with no bond.

Warsaw Police narcotics officers were assisted in the investigation and the pursuit by Warsaw Police patrol officers, the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Winona Lake Police Department, and Indiana State Police. Warsaw Wayne Fire Territory was called and assisted at the scene where the vehicle struck the building. There was no damage to the building.

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