Meth, gun, cash found in home; 5 arrested

Crime
Noble County drug bust

Police found drugs, cash and a gun inside a Rome City home they raided Wednesday and arrested five people.

According to a Noble County Sheriff’s Department report, police served a search warrant at a Park Drive home in Rome City. The raid was the culmination of a 6-month investigation by the Rome City Marshal’s Office, Noble County Sheriff Department, Noble County Prosecutor’s Office, DEA and other federal agencies into narcotics and stolen items in the home, the report said.

During the raid, police found meth, syringes and various items of drug paraphernalia, a large amount of cash, a Mossberg pump shotgun and shells, an image from the sheriff’s department showed.

Five people found in the home were arrested:

  • Glen Jacobs, 42, of Rome City is charged with Dealing Methamphetamine
  • Wade S Holley, 51, of Rome City is charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance
  • Norma J Barger, 54, Rome City is charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance
  • Nathan R Harter, 29, of Rome City is charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance
  • John R Collins, 44, Wolcottville is charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance

The sheriff’s department release said additional state or federal charges may be added to some or all of the suspects in the case later.

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