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2 arrested during drug raid

Two women were arrested and two children were placed in protective custody Thursday after police found drugs and active methamphetamine labs in a home on the city’s west side.

Officers served a warrant at 1518 Richardson Street shortly before 11 a.m., according to a release from the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Three adults and one juvenile were found inside the residence at the time of the raid.

Detectives discovered a synthetic drug known as Spice, marijuana, drug paraphernalia consistent with meth use and two active one-pot labs, police said.

Tiffany M. Chapman, 33, was arrested on felony charges of manufacturing meth and maintaining a common nuisance.

Chapman, of the 1100 block of Osage Street, was also charged with misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

She was being held in lieu of $53,250 bail.

A second woman was arrested on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana, visiting a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.

One child found inside the home was taken to a local hospital to check for meth exposure, the release said.

Two children were placed in protective custody by the Indiana Department of Child Services and the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health condemned the house.

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