Man jumps from roof during drug raid

Amanda Gross (L) and Cedric Edwards were arrested on multiple drug-related charges.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man jumped from the roof of a home while police executed a search warrant Wednesday evening, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Officers served a warrant related to narcotics at an apartment in the 600 block of Anderson Avenue around 7 p.m., according to FWPD Sgt. Mark Brooks.

Brooks said as officers knocked on the door and announced their presence a man jumped approximately 15 feet off of a roof and ran off. Brooks said the man, Cedric Edwards, was eventually

Cedric Edwards mugshot (Photo Courtesy: Allen County Sheriff's Department)
Cedric Edwards mugshot (Photo Courtesy: Allen County Sheriff’s Department)

confronted by officers and a K-9 officer who were behind the house. Edwards was taken to a hospital after complaining of pain following the jump.

Edwards was incarcerated in the Allen County Jail on multiple drug-related charges, including: possession of synthetic marijuana and visiting a common nuisance. He was also being held on two separate arrest warrants for violation of drug court. He was also charged with resisting law enforcement.

Amanda Gross mugshot (Photo Courtesy: Allen County Sheriff's Department)
Amanda Gross mugshot (Photo Courtesy: Allen County Sheriff’s Department)

Another person, Amanda Gross, was charged with maintaining a common nuisance and possession of synthetic marijuana.

The incident is under investigation.