Man arrested on drug, child neglect charges during raid

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Police recovered marijuana, heroin and weapons while serving a searching warrant Friday afternoon and arrested a man on drug-related felonies and child neglect, according to a press release from the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Mugshot of Adrian Equia, 31, provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Department.
Mugshot of Adrian Eguia, 28, provided by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.

Fort Wayne police served the warrant at 2:45 p.m. in the 1900 block of Drexel Avenue.

Police arrested 28-year-old Adrian Eguia on multiple felonies, including dealing heroin, marijuana, and child neglect along with a misdemeanor charge for driving without a license, the press release said.

The press release indicated that during the search, detectives located approximately 155 grams of marijuana, about half of which was located on the floor in a child’s bedroom. Officers also found just over 40 grams of heroin along with loose heroin on a coffee table near a child’s bib.

A .40 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun and a .38 caliber Taurus revolver were also found next to a bed, along with a digital scale and numerous partially smoked joints throughout the home.

The case is being forwarded to the Department of Child Services for follow-up investigations. The press release did not mention if anyone else was at the home during the search.