gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Monday March 02nd


SCSD Assist In Large FW Pot Seizure
Thursday May 01, 2014 1:18am
Fort Wayne

By: Jim Measel

(FORT WAYNE) - In what is being called the most significant marijuana seizure in northeast Indiana in several years, an Indianapolis man is facing federal narcotic charges after more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana was seized in Fort Wayne. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency says 50-year-old Martin Gonzalez-Medina was charged in U.S. District Court with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Gonzalez-Medina is looking at a prison term of up to 40 years and a fine of up to $5 million.

The investigation was conducted by a D.E.A. Task Force made up of federal agents from the D.E.A. and I.R.S. as well as agents from the Steuben and Noble County Sheriff’s Departments and Fort Wayne Police.

According to court documents, the seizure was made on Monday as the marijuana was delivered to a warehouse located near Industrial Road in Fort Wayne. Agents say the marijuana originated in Mexico and it was transported through Texas prior to arriving in Fort Wayne. The pot was compressed and hidden in twelve large deep freezers.

Steuben County Sheriff Tim Troyer says the seized marijuana has a street value of about $1.7 million. Each bundle weighed between 10 and 50 pounds. Troyer says the one ton pot bust is a significant strike against marijuana importation and distribution into Steuben County and communities throughout northeast Indiana.




Courtesy Steuben County Sheriffs Department and the D.E.A..
(03-01-2015) • Angola Man Arrested Following Chase
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: U.S. 20 and Golden Lake Road • Angola, IN
(02-28-2015) • Three Rivers Residents Asked To Let Water Trickle
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(02-28-2015) • Sturgis Fire Department Helps With Hospital Incident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-28-2015) • Sturgis Man Arrested For Underage Drinking
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Howe, IN
(02-28-2015) • Two Hurt In Elkhart County Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: County Roads 38 and 37
(02-28-2015) • Bickle Arrested on Meth Related Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: State Road 327 • Orland, IN
(02-27-2015) • A Frigid February, Mercury Dips Below Zero Again
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(02-27-2015) • 30th Annual Walk For Warmth Set For Saturday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Colon, MI
(02-27-2015) • Still A Chance To Sign Up For Insurance
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(02-27-2015) • Man Wanted On Numerous Charges Arrested In Kosciusko County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kosciusko County
(02-27-2015) • Goshen Police Look For Keystone Theft Suspect
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(02-27-2015) • Coldwater Family Escapes From House Fire
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater Township - Branch Co. MI
(02-27-2015) • Sturgis Approves New Parks And Recreation Master Plan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-27-2015) • SCSD Release 2014 Activity Report
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(02-27-2015) • Oak Ridge Boys To Appear At Furth Center
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine University • Angola, IN
(02-27-2015) • Topeka Man Injured In Elkhart County Wreck
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: U.S. 20 and CR 43 • Middlebury, IN
(02-26-2015) • Two Hudson Residents Face Federal Drug Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fort Wayne
(02-26-2015) • Toll Road Crash Injures Two, One Flown Out
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Westbound Toll Road 152.7 MM
(02-26-2015) • Proos Co-Sponsors Legislation To Hire Veterans
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(02-26-2015) • Coldwater Chamber Asking For Nominations For Awards
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(02-26-2015) • Century Bank And Trust Says Scam Has Returned
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(02-26-2015) • Topeka Woman Injured In Buggy Collision
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Eden Township
(02-26-2015) • CA/N Council Event Set For Tonight
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(02-26-2015) • NCSD Issues Warnings Of Two Scams
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(02-25-2015) • Three SCSD Deputies Promoted
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Sheriffs Department • Angola, IN
(02-25-2015) • Funding Options For Enterprise Center Being Pursued
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 900 Block Of South Wayne • Angola, IN
(02-25-2015) • Sturgis Caregivers Classes On Hold Until March
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-25-2015) • Miller Announced Money For Sturgis Road Project
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(02-25-2015) • 65th Annual SWCD Meeting Next Wednesday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Witmer Clubhouse • Angola, IN
(02-25-2015) • SCSD Hires New Patrol Deputy
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(02-24-2015) • Sunday Booze Bill Dies, Sponsor Says Not Enough Votes
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: State Capital
(02-24-2015) • Relay For Life Kickoff Set For Thursday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(02-24-2015) • Meth Suspect Enters Into Plea Agreement
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN
(02-23-2015) • No Injuries In Three Rivers Apartment Fire
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(02-23-2015) • New Jail Administrator Hired
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI






pfc

businesses