Police nab 17 in sweep

COLUMBIA CITY — Seventeen people were arrested Thursday evening after several police officers came together to serve arrest warrants.The Whitley County Drug Task Force spearheaded a sweep of Whitley County Thursday afternoon, serving 14 warrants for methamphetamine-related crimes, and booking three more in the process.According to a press release from the Whitley County Prosecutor’s Office, some investigations date back as far as May 2013. To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 15-16 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.