Kokomo man arrested on drug charges connected to death

Written on 11/16/2023

On Nov. 13, 2023, at approximately 10 p.m., officers of the Kokomo Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Senate Lane for an unconscious/unresponsive 33-year-old female. The female was later pronounced deceased.

On Nov. 14, a search warrant was obtained for a residence in the 800 block of Harvest Drive. During the execution of the search warrant, investigators recovered a substance that field-tested positive for heroin. The resident of that apartment was located by KPD investigators and the Tipton Police Department in the 500 block of Industrial Drive, Tipton, Ind. After a brief foot pursuit, he was taken into custody. He was identified as 27-year-old Tyrsa L Flowers Pigg. Pigg was transported to the Howard County Jail, where he was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Level 3 Felony, and Dealing in a Controlled Substance, a Level 2 Felony.

Assisting with the investigation was the Tipton Police Department, Howard County Sheriff’s Department, Tipton County Sheriff’s Department and the Howard County Coroner’s Office.

This case remains under investigation. If anyone has additional information pertaining to this case, you can contact Detective Andrew Grammer at 765-456-7411,  by email at agrammer@cityofkokomo.org or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at 765-456-7017.  You can also leave an anonymous tip by using KPD’s TIP 411 app. You may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-TIPS with your anonymous tip. 

Remember, all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.