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Police and fire

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    FORT WAYNE – Police searched a house northeast of downtown on Friday morning and one man was charged with multiple cocaine-related charges.
  • 2 charged in gas-station armed robbery
    A witness to an armed robbery is being credited with spotting the suspects and keeping watch on them until police arrived.
  • Bus window shattered at elementary school
    FORT WAYNE – A window on a bus was shattered while parked on Tuesday, waiting for school to be dismissed at South Wayne Elementary School, according to a report released Friday by the Fort Wayne Police Department.
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Suspect in December drug raid arrested

A Fort Wayne man was arrested Friday on drug charges stemming from a December drug raid, police said.

Travon Demetrius Russell, 22, of the 300 block of West Superior Street, is charged with dealing marijuana, marijuana possession, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of MDMA, also known as Ecstasy.

Russell was wanted in connection with a Packard Avenue drug raid on Dec. 23, when marijuana and several handguns were seized.

Russell was arrested then, but failed to show up for his court hearing, police said.

He was arrested at 7:11 p.m. Friday without incident when an officer saw him driving in a van east on Third Street, police said.

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