FORT WAYNE — The Fort Wayne Police Department arrested six people after serving search warrants at a hotel on the city’s eastern side.
Fort Wayne police served three separate search warrants on individual hotel rooms just before 6 a.m. Thursday morning at the Coliseum Inn, 1020 N. Coliseum Blvd, according to a press release.
FWPD received several complaints and drug tips on the hotel, prompting an investigation, the press release said.
Officers arrested Darlene Alvarez, 28, Jeremy Packer, 26, and Dezirae Vandyke, 24, each on a misdemeanor charge of visiting a common nuisance.
Casey Pease, 38, was arrested on a felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance and a misdemeanor charge for possession of paraphernalia.
Sherrie Jackson, 35, was arrested on three felony charges or visiting a common nuisance, false informing and for possession of paraphernalia.
Ruthie Jones, 51, was arrested on one felony count of possession of cocaine or narcotic drug, a felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance, along with a misdemeanor charge for possession of paraphernalia.
Hotel management was advised that the occupants were in violation of the city’s drug house ordinance and notified of the procedure to evict the tenants.
The press release did not indicate if any of the six people arrested knew each other.