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Allen County Drug Task Force and S.W.A.T. Team Conclude Two-Month Investigation with Drug House Raid

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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

 

 

Allen County Drug Task Force and S.W.A.T. Team Conclude Two-Month Investigation with Drug House Raid

 

 

SUSPECT/ARRESTED:          Wilbur L. Brantley

                                                M/B/34

                                                Fort Wayne, IN

 

CHARGES:     3 Counts (Dealing Cocaine)                       $150,000.00 Bond

                        Possession of Marijuana                             O.R. Bond                        

                                   

WHEN:            March 23, 2009

 

DETAILS:     On Monday, March 23, 2009, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Allen County Drug Task Force concluded a two-month investigation into cocaine trafficking with the arrest of Wilbur L. Brantley.  The Task Force, with the assistance of the Allen County S.W.A.T. Team, executed a search warrant at 120 W. Hawthorne Street.   During a search of the residence, Detectives discovered approximately 4.0 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, scales, baggies, a large amount of US currency, 2 handguns and a shotgun. Mr. Brantley is currently being held in the Allen County Lock-Up.  More arrests are expected.  Mr. Brantley had sold crack cocaine on 2 separate occasions to a confidential informant and an undercover Detective from the Drug Task Force prior to the raid.

 

 

CONTACT:     Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954