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

  • Fire heavily damages Pittsburg Street home
    Fort Wayne firefighters brought an accidental Pittsburg Street house fire under control within seven minutes of arrival this morning, but the home sustained heavy smoke damage.
  • 86 pot plants found in area barn
    A rural Noble County resident was arrested Wednesday after police said they found 86 marijuana plants at the man’s house. Thomas D.
  • Body pulled from St. Marys River
    A search of the St. Marys River that began Tuesday night after someone reported a splash in the river ended Thursday morning with a dead man being recovered from the water, authorities said.
Advertisement
Courtesy Allen County Sheriff's Department
Cory L. Kryder

Meth charges added after flight from police

A man with a warrant for his arrest now faces meth-related charges after police alleged he tossed a mobile meth lab on the ground and briefly ran from them last week.

Allen County police saw Cory L. Kryder, 30, as he walked along Goshen Road near Independence Drive when they tried to arrest him for a previous warrant, according to the probable cause affidavit filed Thursday.

Police said Kryder dropped something and started to run until police yelled to stop and said they would use a stun gun if necessary, court records said.

After Kryder was in custody, police said they found a white bag with a bottle that had what appeared to be a cleaning solution related to the manufacture of meth.

Near where Kryder started to run they found a one-pot meth lab, but Kryder told them it “was a dud,” court records said.

He was being held Thursday at Allen County Lockup in lieu of $53,250 bail for charges of dealing meth, possession of meth and resisting law enforcement.

Advertisement