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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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