Arista Butcher
Arista Butcher
Marshall County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on drug-related charges Tuesday, including a Warsaw woman.

On Tuesday, officers with the Marshall County Police Narcotics Team conducted numerous operations in Marshall County resulting in the arrest of four individuals, according to a news release from the department.

The Narcotics Team, assisted by the Argos Police, located and arrested Janie Howard, Argos, on an outstanding warrant for two counts of dealing in a narcotic drug, a Level 4 felony. She is being held at the Marshall County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office later located and arrested Arista Butcher, Warsaw, on an outstanding warrant for violation of probation.

During the traffic stop, officers located hypodermic needles and suspected heroin in the vehicle. Butcher is currently held at the Marshall County Jail for the warrant and new charges without bond. Indiana State Police K9 “Chase” assisted on the stop.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office also conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 30 at U.S. 31. During the stop, Marshall County Sheriff’s Office K9 “Diesel” was utilized and a subsequent search of the vehicle was conducted.

During the search officers located over 60 grams of suspected methamphetamine, suspected heroin and a handgun. Officers arrested Christopher Vaughn and Justin Poppe, of South Bend, for dealing in methamphetamine, a Level 2 felony. They are both being held at the Marshall County Jail without bond.