17 firearms confiscated from convicted felon's home in Howe, Ind.

LaGrange Co., Ind. A flood of tips about a woman wanted by police helped police make a much bigger discovery.

The calls led LaGrange County deputies to a home along East CR 400 North, in the town of Howe.

Inside they uncovered a stash of rifles and shotguns.

In total, 17 firearms were taken from the residence.

That home -- and the guns found inside -- belong to Russell Lewis, 52, a convict with violent felonies on his record.

Because of that history, Lewis isn't allowed to own firearms.

He was arrested and booked into the LaGrange County Jail.

Zabrina Brown, 37, -- the woman police were initially there to arrest -- was taken into custody as well, for maintaining a common nuisance.

Kayla Gates, 27, of Quincy, Michigan was also arrested for a meth violation.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 218247541 - wndu.com/a?a=218247541