Police find drugs, gun within reach of child

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Shandreka McKee

One woman is in custody after the police raided a home and found drugs and a handgun within reach of a 7-year-old child.

Around 8:15 Monday night, the Gangs & Violent Crimes Unit and the Emergency Services (SWAT) Team of the Fort Wayne Police Department executed a warrant in the 4000 block of Smith Street. According to the Fort Wayne Police Department the home was “a known MLG gang house.”

When police entered the home they found synthetic marijuana (spice), marijuana, and a loaded handgun. All of these were out in the open and in reach of a 7-year-old.

25-year-old Shandreka Mckee was charged with neglect of a minor, possession of marijuana and synthetic marijuana, and maintaining a common nuisance.

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