Nearly 2 dozen grams of heroin recovered during search

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – According to Fort Wayne Police, a man was dealing drugs out of his mother’s home while on work release from the Allen County Jail.
After getting a tip, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant at 5333 Dial Drive close to Stellhorn Road, Friday evening.
44-year-old Marlon Matthews was arrested after officers found 23 grams of heroin and 8.2 grams of cocaine.

Matthews was on work release due to a prior conviction of Dealing Cocaine or Other Narcotic Drug.

He is now charged with the following:
1 count of Dealing Cocaine or other Narcotic Drug (Heroin 7.6 grams – Level 2)
1 count of Dealing Cocaine (Level 3)
1 count of Dealing Cocaine with Prior Conviction (Level 2)
1 count of Maintaining a Common Nuisance (Level 6)
1 count of Violation of Work Release

Barchel Matthews, 67, was also charged with one count of Possession of Cocaine or Other Narcotic Drug and one count of Maintaining a Common Nuisance.