Seymour police arrest five after disturbance with gun

Eduin F. Recarte. Photos courtesy of Jackson County Jail.

Five people were arrested in Seymour Tuesday morning after a disturbance involving a gun.

According to Seymour Police Department reports, officers were called to the scene at about 12:24 a.m. yesterday morning near North Broadway and Ninth Streets. Police talked to witnesses who said they were looking for a stolen bicycle and went to a home on North Broadway, where an argument broke out and then a gun was displayed. The gun was then taken back inside a residence.

After obtaining a search warrant, officers entered the home to look for the weapon, and saw drug paraphernalia inside. A second search warrant was issued to look for drug evidence. Police recovered the weapon, as well as methamphetamine, marijuana, tablets, and paraphernalia.

31-year-old Eduin F. Recarte of Seymour, was arrested on preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, pointing a firearm, being an illegal alien with a firearm, and visiting a common nuisance.

Israel J. Jimenez-Santiago

33-year-old Israel J. Jimenez-Santiago of Seymour is being accused of being an illegal alien with a firearm, possessing methamphetamine, a controlled substance, a syringe and drug paraphernalia, as well as visiting a common nuisance.

41-year-old Derek A. Inman and 25-year-old Karley Elsner were both arrested on charges including maintaining a common nuisance, as well as possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and a syringe. Inman is also being accused of possession of a controlled substance.

30-year-old Omar E.T. Salvador of Seymour, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while never having received a license.

Police say the immigration statuses of Recarte, Jimenez-Santiago, and Salvador are currently under investigation.

Derek A Inman
Karley A. Elsner
Omar E.T. Salvador