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Drug raids net guns, 2 arrests

Fort Wayne police arrested two men on drug-related and other charges Thursday after searching two homes.

Officers searched a home about 7 a.m. at 3109 Central Drive.

Erik A. Holley, 28, was arrested on a felony cocaine possession charge and a misdemeanor charge of visiting a common nuisance.

Officers also found a bulletproof vest and three guns, one that had been reported stolen, police said.

About 8 a.m., officers searched a home at 3312 Felician St. that had been previously investigated for cocaine sales, police said.

Roosevelt Allen III, 29, was arrested on charges of being a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm, marijuana possession, maintaining a common nuisance and two counts of dealing cocaine, all felonies. A revolver was also taken from the home, police said.

Both were being held at the Allen County Jail without bail.

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