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Warsaw drug bust results in 17 arrests

Seventeen people were arrested during a sweep by Warsaw police serving robbery- and drug-related felony warrants, police said Friday.

The suspects were booked into the Kosciusko County Jail. The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the arrests, police said.

Those arrested:

Mark J. Alldaffer, 27, of Claypool, dealing a controlled substance, dealing a narcotic drug and possession of a narcotic drug;

Sheri A. Courson, 52, of Warsaw, possession of cocaine or narcotic drug;

Eric William Heiman, 32, of Cromwell, dealing methamphetamine and dealing cocaine or narcotic drug/manufactures/finances;

Adam Edward Hurley, 33, of Warsaw, dealing methamphetamine;

Scott Alan Landis, 46, of Syracuse, dealing a controlled substance/manufactures/finances and possession of a controlled substance;

Charlene K. Marshall, 43, of Mentone, dealing methamphetamine/manufactures/finances;

Lindsey Rebecca Park, 25, of Milford, dealing a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance;

Christopher P. Sharkey, 25, of Warsaw, dealing cocaine;

Angel Marie Smith, 38, of Warsaw, dealing a controlled substance/manufactures/finances;

Jason A. Waikel, 35, of Warsaw, robbery with serious bodily injury;

Diego Estuardo Morales, 21, of Winona Lake, possession of a controlled substance;

Anthony Patrick Piazzese, 63, of Warsaw, dealing in a controlled substance;

Emory Dalton Gray, 20, of Warsaw, possession of a controlled substance;

Jeremy Earl Simpson, 25, of Morgantown, Ky., dealing a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, park, or family housing complex;

Tonya Renee Salt sman, 37, of Morgantown, Ky., dealing a controlled substance;

Olivia Ann Hebert, 25, of Claypool, dealing cocaine or a narcotic drug;

Eric Smoroske, 46, of Warsaw, dealing methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine.