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Update: 1:30 p.m. Friday
ELKHART -- Two children were taken into protective custody during a raid of a home that was found to have a meth lab Thursday night in Elkhart.
Elkhart police detectives, uniform officers and the drug unit obtained a search warrant for a home at 1322 Erwin St. based on information that meth was being made at the home.
The department's Special Response Team served the warrant about 7 p.m. Because of the size of the lab and the amount of material there, the Indiana State Police Supression Unit was called to assist.
Two children, ages 10 and 6, were taken into protective custody, according to the police department.
John B. Miksch, 34, and April L. Trosper, 40, both of the Erwin Street address, were arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine, according to EPD. In addition, Miksch is facing charges of maintaining a common nuisance and possession of methamphetamine, both felonies, according to booking information from the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Both are now being held at the Elkahrt County jail.
The investigation is ongoing and being led by Detective Tim Freel and the police department's drug unit.
ELKHART - Elkhart police responded to meth lab Thursday evening at 1322 Erwin St., arresting two people on felony charges.
John Bryan Miksch, 34, is being held at the Elkhart Police Department on charges of dealing in a narcotic drug. April Lynn Trosper, 40, is being held at the Elkhart County jail on a charge of manufacturing methamphetamine, according to her online booking report.
Both were arrested about 7 p.m. at their home, according to information filed by Ptl. Michael Janis.
Neighbors said Elkhart police were at the home most of the evening.
No additional information was available this morning.