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Drug sting nets 5 arrests


Kosciusko County officers arrested five people Tuesday on drug-related charges after an undercover operation.

The Kosciusko County Drug Task Force announced Wednesday that the following suspects were arrested and preliminarily charged with felony dealing in a controlled substance Schedule I, II, III, or IV:

  • Russell Bailey, 72, of Warsaw.
  • Cindy Sue Bolin, 53, of Warsaw.
  • Amber Lenn Hobbs, 24, of Warsaw.
  • Elaine Fay Smith, 31, of Pierceton.
  • Skyler Lee Dutton, 21, of Leesburg.
Bond was set at $10,000 for each.