27 Arrested At Fort Wayne Club (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover - 21Alive

March 15, 2014 Updated Mar 15, 2014 at 6:43 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Early Saturday morning the Fort Wayne Police Department's Gang and Violent Crimes Unit, working with the Indiana State Excise Police, arrested 27 people at "Hard Hitters Club" on 5001 Avondale Ave.

The Gang and Violent Crimes Unit in conjunction with the Indiana State Excise Police arrived at 5001 Avondale Ave. around 2:15 a.m. to serve a search warrant. When police arrived there was around 70 people inside the club.

The club had been under investigation due to a number of crimes that were associated with the club including shot fired, stabbings, and a homicide.

Of the 70 people in the club, 27 were arrested for various charges. Detectives recovered 200 grams of marijuana, 4 grams of cocaine, 3 grams of spice, and 4 handguns.

The complete list of charges is as follows:

Maintaining a common nuisance: 2

Visiting a common nuisance: 17

Dealing Cocaine: 1

Possession of Marijuana: 6

Possession of a Synthetic: 1

Miscellaneous Warrants: 6




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