Warsaw Drug Investigation Leads to Two Arrests

WARSAW, Ind. (WOWO): A drug investigation in Warsaw has lead to the arrest of two people.

On Wednesday around 10:00 p.m., Warsaw Police conducted a traffic stop on State Road 15, following a narcotics investigation that began a week earlier.

Officers arrested 39-year-old Jaime Alvarado, of California, formerly from the Milford area, on four class A felony charges of dealing/delivering/manufacturing methamphetamine and dealing in a narcotic drug. He was also charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to commit a felony and possession of a narcotic drug.

During the investigation, undercover officers made a purchase of heroin from 26-year-old Dana Likens, of Auburn. Likens provided information that he was purchasing heroin and meth from Alvarado through the mail.

Police then received information that Alvarado had returned to Indiana, that's when police pulled him over. It was discovered that Alvarado had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest out of Elkhart County.

Alvarado was transported to the Kosciusko County Jail on $250,000 bond. Likens was also arrested and charged with class A felony dealing methamphetamine, dealing in a narcotic drug, and possession of a narcotic drug. He is being held on $100,000 bond.

According to police, more arrests will be forthcoming.