Five arrested in Kosciusko County/Fulton County drug bust

Kosciusko County authorities have arrested five people on drug charges that stem from a Fulton County sting-operation.

41-year-old Michelle Blankenship of Silver Lake was arrested Friday on preliminary dealing charges. That arrest lead police to make multiple other arrests that involved Fulton County, Kosciusko County and Indiana State Police.

Tuesday morning, 28-year-old Travis Lewis of Silver Lake, 20-year-old Michael Lewis of Silver Lake, 18-year-old Bret Cooper of Mentone and 22-year-old Dakota Wallace of Akron were all arrested. All face preliminary charges of dealing and possessing a controlled substance.

All four have bonds set at $100,000. Blankenship’s bond is set at $250,000.

Kosciusko County Police say the charges involve prescription medications.

Officers say the investigation into this drug ring is still on-going, and they expect to make more arrests in Fulton and Kosciusko Counties.

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