A search warrant
served on a Liberty Township home late on Tuesday resulted in three arrests
and the recovery of multiple firearms believed to have been stolen in a
burglary of a Valparaiso residence earlier in the day, the Porter County
Sheriff’s Police is reporting.
police, at 6:30 p.m. the Porter County Multi-Enforcement Group (MEG)
received information that the stolen firearms were currently cached inside
the residence at 1411 Winterpark Drive at the Whispering Sands Mobile Home
Based on that
information, MEG secured a search warrant and subsequently recovered the
following, police said: four long guns, one handgun, “numerous” rounds of
ammunition and knives, several pieces of jewelry, and prescription pills
belonging to the victim of the burglary; as well as 100 grams of marijuana.
burglary and maintaining a common nuisance was Marissa Gammon-Buckley, 18,
of 1411 Winter Park Drive.
burglary and being a felon in possession of a firearm was Zachary Edward
Schlyer, 20, of 815 Eastbrook Drive in Valparaiso.
burglary was Joseph Gonzalez, 18, no address available.
Assisting MEG were
PCSP detectives; the Valparaiso Police Department; Porter County SWAT; the
DEA Task Force; and ATF.
“This was an
excellent example of multiple agencies working together quickly to solve
this case, locate stolen property, and keep our community safe,” Sheriff
Dave Reynolds said.