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Fort Wayne police make drug bust after traffic stop

(Photos Supplied/Fort Wayne Police Department)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Two people were arrested, and more arrests are probably coming, after a chance encounter with police Friday.

Fort Wayne Police were looking for 26-year-old Larry Jones Jr., who was wanted on three outstanding warrants, in the 4600 block of E. Washington Blvd Friday when they saw him drive by.

After pulling over the vehicle they found 96.3 grams of synthetic marijuana known as “Spice,” 31 grams of actual marijuana, digital scales, $718 in cash and some drug paraphernalia.

Jones and his passenger, 29-year-old Amber Thompson of Bluffton, were arrested on drug and common nuisance charges. Police say more arrests are likely as the investigation continues.

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