ISP and Marshals Task Force arrested a South Bend man wanted on warrants and new drug charges

SOUTH BEND – On January 24, 2023, Trooper Kyle Hudson assisted members of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force in taking James Allen, 32 of South Bend, IN into custody for several outstanding arrest warrants with nationwide extradition.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., Allen was located in the driver’s seat of a red pickup truck parked behind a residence in the 1700 block of Medora Street in South Bend, IN.  Allen was safely taken into custody by members of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force.  A loaded handgun was located in the front pocket of Allen’s pants.

A search of the pickup truck resulted in the discovery of a revolver, a rifle, suspected marijuana, approximately 77.9 grams of suspected heroin, approximately 28.6 grams of suspected cocaine, approximately 2.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine, and items of drug paraphernalia.

Allen was arrested for new charges of dealing cocaine or a narcotic drug, possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.  Allen was taken to the St. Joseph County Jail.