New task force nets 4 in drug sweep

February 28, 2019

A new task force in Kosciusko County arrested four people Wednesday after a search warrant netted drugs, Indiana State Police said today.

The new group, called NET 43, is a multi-jurisdictional task force made up of members of the Indiana State Police, the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s office, the Warsaw Police Department and the Winona Lake Police Department, state police at Bremen said in a statement.

It said officers investigated a home in Atwood after a citizen complained, resulting in a search warrant.

Ryan Truex-Volitch, 28, of Atwood, was arrested and preliminarily charged with possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and paraphernalia. Truex-Volitch was also charged with visiting a common nuisance.

Mandy Fleming, 43, of Mishawaka, was preliminarily charged with possession of methamphetamine and visiting a common nuisance. Fleming also had an active warrant out of St. Joseph County.

Ronald Truex, 55, of Atwood, was preliminarily charged with habitual traffic violator-life; possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, paraphernalia and a synthetic drug or look-alike substance; and maintaining a common nuisance.

A fourth person was charged with visiting a common nuisance. All four were taken to the Kosciusko County Jail.