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

  • Bluffton ADís recovery ongoing
    The athletic director at Bluffton High School continues his recovery after he suffered a serious head injury in the school’s parking lot.
  • Self-proclaimed spice-dealing leader sought
    Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who proclaimed himself the highest-level synthetic marijuana dealer in New Haven and the second-most important dealer of the drug in Fort Wayne.Brandon K.
  • Arrest made, charges filed in womanís beating death
    A little more than a week after she was found dead in her mobile home on Fort Wayne’s northwest side, police believe they have the man responsible for the beating death of Diane Woods.
Advertisement

Traffic stop yields heroin, arrest of 2

Fort Wayne police arrested three people on drug-related and other charges in two separate cases this week.

On Tuesday, officers made a traffic stop at Tennessee Avenue and Tecumseh Street and found 8.3 grams of heroin in a vehicle driven by Latasha Renee Sykes of the 2900 block of Knode Court. During the stop, Keith JaJuan Cooper, a passenger, was recognized as a man arrested Jan. 18 on charges of dealing heroin and heroin possession, police said.

Early Wednesday, police searched an apartment at 844 Ridgewood Drive in connection with the case and found evidence of the distribution of heroin, police said.

Cooper, 34, of the 1600 block of Rudisill Boulevard, and Sykes, 30, were both arrested on charges of heroin possession and dealing heroin. They were each being held at the Allen County Jail without bail.

In the other case, police searched a home at 2814 Radcliffe Drive on Thursday and found two adults and one juvenile inside, police said.

Holly Nichole Cosme, 27, who lives at the Radcliffe address, was arrested on charges of marijuana possession, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia and three counts of dealing marijuana.

Cosme was released on her own recognizance from the jail.

jcrothers@jg.net

Advertisement