582 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized By Allen County Drug Task Force (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive
By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

April 16, 2014 Updated May 1, 2014 at 7:08 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind (21Alive) -- The Allen County Drug Task Force has seized over 580 pounds of Marijuana in a raid on a home in the 8000 block of Auburn Road.

According to the Allen County Sheriff's Department, surveillance was being done on the house Tuesday and observed a suspicious delivery being made. After observing the delivery, the Allen County SWAT team made entry to the home and recovered 550 pounds of Marijuana. An additional 32 pounds packaged for sale was also seized once the SWAT team entered the home.

The total value of the amount seized is estimated to be over $580,000. Two men were arrested during the raid and charged with dealing marijuana

The two men arrested were Luis E. Perez, 49, and Alvaro A. Rivera, 23, both of Fort Wayne.




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