You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Traffic stop yields meth bust
    A DeKalb County deputy arrested two Garrett men Tuesday evening after they were pulled over for speeding, according to a DeKalb County news release.Police say about 7 p.m.
  • 14 train cars derail in St. Joe
    More than a dozen train coal cars derailed about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in DeKalb County. No injuries were reported when the 14 cars derailed in St. Joe, according to Carla Groleau, a representative for CSX Corp.
  • Raid yields drugs, guns, one arrest
    A Fort Wayne man faces several felony charges after police said they raided a home and found cocaine, heroin and guns.Richard E.
Advertisement

Meth lab seized at lake home; 4 detained

Handshoe
Crager
Pease

Three adults and a juvenile were arrested on drug-related charges early Wednesday after police attempted to serve a warrant at a Pleasant Lake home.

About 3 a.m., officers from the Steuben County Sheriff's Office and Indiana State Police went to the residence and report finding illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia commonly associated with methamphetamine. The sheriff's department said a meth lab was found in a camper.

A statement issued by Sheriff Tim Troyer said the following adults were arrested:

  • Tracia Handshoe, 33, of Pleasant Lake, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine.
  • Joshua Crager, 42, of Corunna, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine.
  • Jared Pease, 20, of Fremont, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.
The Ashley Police Department and the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team assisted at the scene.

Further information about the juvenile was not immediately available.

Advertisement