Two charged with conspiring to distribute narcotics in prisons

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A federal grand jury has indicted two Allen County residents who authorities say planned to smuggle illegal narcotics into correctional facilities in Indiana. 

According to a news release from the Department of Justice, Calvin Jones, 37, and Diamond Parker, 28, conspired to distribute 5-fluro ADB (a synthetic cannabinoid) to inmates starting in August 2017.

As of Wednesday afternoon, only Parker had been taken into custody.  

The two were each charged with one count on different dates of possessing with intent to distribute a detectable amount of 5-fluro ADB.

This case is the result of an investigation between the US Postal Inspection Service, the Indiana Department of Corrections, the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, the United States Marshal’s Service and the FBI. 

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