You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to 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

  • No answers after shots ring in city
    The vehicles raced down a city street, gunfire ringing out between them.
  • Blaze heavily damages home
    A Fort Wayne family won’t be able to spend Thanksgiving at home after a fire gutted their house Wednesday. Smoke and flames were already visible from the two-story home at 3920 S. Anthony Blvd.
  • Fire burns two apartments
    A fire in two apartments Wednesday afternoon forced the residents to find somewhere else to stay this Thanksgiving.The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called about 4:10 p.m.

1 charged in narcotics investigation

A Fort Wayne man faces cocaine charges after a drug-related search warrant was served at a city address, police said.

Richard Eric Jordan, of the 3000 block of Monroe Street, was charged with five counts of dealing cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of heroin and possession of paraphernalia, Fort Wayne police said in a statement.

Bond was set at $255,000, the statement said.

At about 1:10 p.m., Fort Wayne police said, as part of an ongoing investigation, the Vice/Narcotics Division and Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at an address in the 1900 block of Andreas Way.

As a result, two firearms, cocaine and paraphernalia were seized, the statement said.

Jordan was located and arrested, police said.