Police Raid Etna Green Home, Make Meth Arrests

ETNA GREEN – Warsaw Police Department raided an Etna Green home Monday and made four arrests on meth charges.
During a drug investigation, officers learned Tyler Sheetz was selling marijuana from 216 N. Walnut St., Apt. 10, Etna Green. Police went to the home and found Sheetz, Earl Shafstall, David Shoemaker Jr. and Terra Mettler. Mettler leased the apartment, according to the probable cause affidavit provided by the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office.
Inside the home, police saw, in plain sight, many components of a meth lab set up, according to the affidavit. WPD found sodium hydroxide, lithium batteries, sulfuric acid and more precursors to making meth.
Shafstall admitted to being the one who manufactured the meth in the kitchen in the apartment. Both Shoemaker and Mettler bought precursors for Shafstall to use. Sheetz advised that he arranged with Shafstall to sell the meth. He also said that meth was ingested in the residence, according to the affidavit.
Shafstall, 31, was arrested for dealing meth, manufacturing meth, possession of a chemical reagent and possession of meth and booked into Kosciusko County Jail on a $10,250 bond.
Sheetz, 30, was arrested for dealing meth and was booked into KCJ on a $10,250 bond.
Shoemaker, 27, was arrested for possession of a precursor and visiting a common nuisance and booked into KCJ on a $5,250 bond.
Mettler, 31, was arrested for maintaining a common nuisance and possession of precursor and booked into KCJ on a $5,250 bond.
All four lived at 216 N. Walnut St., Etna Green.