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3 held in 2 drug raids

Three Fort Wayne men were arrested on drug charges following simultaneous Thursday morning drug raids at two city homes, police said.

In a statement, police said they served search warrants about 7:40 a.m. at a lot in the 2700 block of West Washington Center Road and a home in the 1500 block of Third Street after receiving information that synthetic drugs were being sold and/or made there.

Jason L. Bloomfield, 29, of the West Washington Center Road address, was charged with four counts of dealing a synthetic drug or lookalike, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance and a misdemeanor, police said.

They said Bloomfield confronted the police Emergency Services Team with a machete and pocket knife, and was immobilized by a less-than-lethal foam baton round.

Christopher L. Bloomfield, 27, of the Third Street address, was charged with dealing a synthetic drug or lookalike, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance and a misdemeanor, police said.

They said Zachary S. Bloomfield, 19, of the Third Street address, was charged with dealing a synthetic drug or lookalike, maintaining a common nuisance and a misdemeanor.

Police did not say whether the Bloomfields were related. They said their investigation is ongoing.

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