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Five Fort Wayne residents face meth-related charges in La Porte County

La Porte Police and the La Porte County Sheriff's Office arrested five people who allegedly came to La Porte County from Fort Wayne to sell drugs.

According to deputies, the arrests were made June 23, just before 5 p.m., in the parking lot of a store at SR2 and Boyd Boulevard.

The following people were arrested and face the following charges:

The following individuals were arrested:
Oscar K. Griffin (M,36) Ft. Wayne, IN
Aiding/Inducing Dealing Methamphetamine Level 5 Felony
Mario Hanserd (M,25) Ft. Wayne, IN
Aiding/Inducing Dealing Methamphetamine Level 5 Felony
Chanique Sparks (F,23) Ft. Wayne, IN
Dealing Methamphetamine Level 5 Felony
Gina Holliday (F,36) Ft. Wayne, IN
Dealing Methamphetamine Level 5 Felony
Dovie Neer (F,26) Ft. Wayne, IN
Dealing Methamphetamine Level 5 Felony

A firearm was also seized.

They are currently being held at the LaPorte County Jail on a hold pending the filing of further charges.

“In addition to taking more dealers off of our streets, this case also resulted in a firearm being seized” stated La Porte County Sheriff John Boyd in a press release. “Drug dealers from out of town, bringing firearms makes for a dangerous combination. We are very pleased that not only the drugs were seized but a firearm as well.”

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