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3 charged, 7-year-old removed in meth raid

FORT WAYNE – Three adults face multiple charges after a meth raid Tuesday at a home on the city’s north side.

Brian L. Hoskins, 34, of the 1500 block of Glenwood Avenue, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of two or more precursors, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia, according to a statement issued by the Fort Wayne Police Department.

His bond was set at $55,750.

Members of the department’s Vice & Narcotics Division and the Emergency Services Team went to the house off Crescent Avenue shortly after 9 a.m.

Police said three adults and a 7-year-old were inside at the time.

A 33-year-old man and woman were arrested on charges of possession of meth, possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance, child neglect and possession of paraphernalia.

Police said the child was removed from the home and placed in the care of the Department of Child Services.

Narcotics detectives reported finding pills, methamphetamine, meth precursors and drug paraphernalia.

Fort Wayne Animal Control, Neighborhood Code and the Allen County Department of Health assisted with the investigation.

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