Recently the Kokomo Police Department (89 sworn officers) received an anonymous tip through the tip411 tool from a concerned citizen that resulted in a large marijuana seizure.
The anonymous tip contained details about large quantities of marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms being dealt to young children.
The tip resulted in enough information for the Kokomo PD to obtain a search warrant that they were able to execute at the noted location.
The search and seizure located multiple items that were indicative of active drug dealing which included digital scales, vacuum-sealed bags, and a heat sealer.
Overall the investigation resulted in two arrests with felony charges and a seizure of the following narcotics:
4.8 pounds of marijuana
4.4 pounds of THC edibles
$2,356 in US currency
The public can submit anonymous tips to the Kokomo PD by texting “TIPKD” and the tip information to 847411. The public can also use the TIPKD Tip mobile app, powered by tip411, to view community alerts and submit anonymous tips. The TIPKD Tip app can be downloaded for free at the iTunes and Google Play App Store.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries responded to a recent report of a dead black male bear in West Filiciana Parish.
An investigation determined that the bear was killed by a gunshot wound from a rifle.
LDWF has multiple ways for the public to provide tips 24 hours a day, including the LADWF Tips mobile app, powered by tip411, that keeps tipsters anonymous.
The Humane Society of the U.S is offering up to $2,500, the Safari Club International Acadiana Chapter is also offering up to $2,500 and Louisiana Operation Game Thief is offering up to $1,000, totaling $6,000 in rewards for anyone that has information that leads to a conviction for this case.
Taking a bear during a closed season holds between a $900-$950 fine, up to 120 days in jail, and anyone found guilty of shooting this specific black bear may also face civil restitution for the replacement value of the illegally taken black bear totaling $10,000.
The Lousiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries mobile app is available to download for free from the Google Play Store and the iTunes App Store. Citizens can also submit an anonymous text tip via their cell phone by texting the keyword “LADWF Tips” and their message/tip to 847411.
A tip was submitted to the Delhi Township, OH Police Department (28 sworn officers) via the DTPD Tip anonymous tip application, powered by tip411, regarding a past smoke shop break-in in Cincinnati.
This tip provided information on 3 individual juvenile suspects that were found at an identified location due to the tipster.
Contact was made by both Delhi Township and Cincinnati PD, and upon further investigation, the three juveniles were detained and arrested.
Further additional arrests are expected to be made as the investigation continues.
The public can submit anonymous tips to the Delhi Township PD by texting “DTPD” and the tip information to 847411. The public can also use the DTPD Tip mobile app, powered by tip411, to view community alerts and submit anonymous tips. The DTPD Tip app can be downloaded for free at the iTunes and Google Play App Store.