Police seize $9K in drugs, arrest man

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Police raided a near-downtown home early Thursday and recovered $9,000 worth of drugs in the process.

Just after 8 a.m. Thursday, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Emergency Services Team and detectives with the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant for narcotics in the 600 block of Third Street.

During the search of the home, detectives found two firearms and ammunition, a large amount of cash, some 5 grams of cocaine and more than 40 grams of heroin. Sgt. Mark Brooks said the combined street value of the cocaine and heroin was roughly $9,000.

As a result of the search, police pulled over and arrested Marlon D. Cole, 39. He has been charged with three counts of Dealing in Cocaine or Narcotics Drug, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

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