Lengthy ISP investigation leads to arrest

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — A lengthy investigation by the Indiana State Police, with assistance from the South Bend Police Strategic Focus Unit, culminated with search warrants and the arrest of a South Bend, IN man on charges of dealing a narcotic drug and methamphetamine.

The Indiana State Police executed a search warrant at 207 North Dixie Way Apartment 320 Roseland, IN on the morning of Nov. 18. This warrant was the result of a lengthy investigation that began after the Indiana State Police received a citizen tip concerning drug dealing throughout St. Joseph County, IN.

As a result of this investigation, William Pollard, 40 of South Bend, IN was arrested preliminarily for Dealing Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug, Dealing Methamphetamine, Possession of Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug, and Possession of Methamphetamine.

Troopers located two handguns, numerous items associated with drug dealing and distribution, United States Currency, and plastic bags containing suspected heroin.

Pollard was transported to the St. Joseph County Jail following his arrest.

Citizens can report suspected drug activity by calling the Indiana State Police Bremen Post at 574-546-4900

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.