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FWPD: Man arrested for dealing meth, other drug charges

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Fort Wayne police arrested a man Thursday after finding drugs and paraphernelia inside his home and a storage unit. 

Detectives received information that Khristopher K. Kropp, 52, was dealing methamphetamine from his home at 1014 Huffman Street. Further investigations led detectives to get a search warrant for the home.

Around 7:30 p.m. members of the Fort Wayne Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Division teamed up with the Emergency Services Team to serve a search warrant there. 

When they went inside, they found Kropp and searched the residence. 

Detectives collected .5 grams of methamphetamine, .6 grams of a synthetic drug, and miscellaneous paraphernalia. 

During the investigation, detectives also discovered a storage unit that Kropp went to frequently. Detectives served a second search warrant there at 4501 Newaygo Road, Unit 155, in Fort Wayne. 

Inside, detectives collected an additional gram of methamphetamine, 5 grams of a synthetic drug and more pharaphernalia. 

Kropp was arrested and faces five felony charges, including dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, and possession of a syringe. He is also preliminarily charged with a misdemeanor for possession of a synthetic drug/lookalike substance. 

The case is still under investigation.


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