Crime Watch 8

Probation home visit ends in 2 arrests, drugs and guns confiscated

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) – Two people were arrested and drugs and guns were confiscated following a probation home visit, according to the Kokomo Police Department.

Police said that on Feb. 7, officers with the Kokomo Police Department were called to assist Howard County Probation with a residential home visit in the 1500 block of North Purdum Street, the home of 40-year-old James Warren.

During the visit, probation officers saw what they suspected to be narcotics and ammunition in the residence and a search warrant was then obtained for the residence.

Three firearms, packaging for “spice,” 29 grams of methamphetamine, 104 grams of suspected heroin, 41 grams of an undetermined controlled substance and suspected unpackaged synthetic cannabinoid were located in the residence. Officers estimate that the cannabinoid had a $15,000 street value.

Both Warren and 40-year-old Brandon Wilson were taken into custody. Warren and Wilson face a number of preliminary drug charges, including possession of and dealing meth, dealing a narcotic drug and possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.


A soggy start to week

Showers will spread in through the morning commute making for a soggy start to the work week. Highs will warm to the mid to upper 40 s with showers through the afternoon and evening. Lows tonight will hold in the lower 40s.

Showers will continue through the morning Tuesday. Scattered light rain will continue to fall through the afternoon with blustery winds out of the south. Highs will warm close to 50°. Showers will eventually transition to a light mix overnight and Wednesday then snow showers through the afternoon Wednesday! Highs will also plummet with most spots in the lower 30s. Scattered light snow will continue Wednesday and early Thursday with less than 1.00″ of accumulation expected.

By the end of the week highs will only warm to the lower 30s with a partly sunny sky. Temperatures will slowly rebound for the rest of the weekend with highs warming to the lower 40s.