Crime Watch 8

3 arrested, 19 guns seized in Kokomo drug bust

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) – Three people have been arrested in Kokomo, Indiana following a months-long investigation, according to the Kokomo Police Department.

The department said that as a result of the investigation into the illegal distribution of fentanyl warrants for six properties were obtained and carried out on Monday, Oct. 4.

Searches were conducted at the following addresses:

  • 303 Southlea Drive Kokomo, Indiana
  • 1111 South Washington Street Apartment A Kokomo, Indiana
  • 1608 North Indiana Street Kokomo, Indiana
  • 1721 North Bell Street Kokomo, Indiana
  • 767 Hunters Trail Kokomo, Indiana
  • 4810 North Parkway Kokomo, Indiana

Police said that during the search of those locations, a total of 19 firearms and an undisclosed amount of controlled substances were seized. Three people were also arrested.

The following people were arrested:

  • Jack Peugh, 33 years-old of Kokomo
  • Lawrence Shepard, 44 years-old of Kokomo
  • Jarod Deck, 31 years-old of Kokomo

Peugh, Shepard and Deck face a number of preliminary, drug-related charges.


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