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Police and fire

Courtesy Kosciusko County Sheriff's Depart,ent

Warsaw man charged in sale of fake morphine

A Warsaw man was arrested Tuesday morning by undercover sheriff deputies, accused of trying to sell a substance presented as morphine.

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Drug Task Force officers said they worked with a Warsaw Police Department canine unit to arrest Shawn Douglas Elder, 19, shortly after 10:15 a.m. on a preliminary charge of felony dealing in a look-alike substance.

Elder was taken to the Kosciusko County Jail. His bond was set at $5,000.