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Police raid known gang house, arrest 3

August 2, 2018

Three people are behind bars after police raid a known gang house at 2609 Priscilla Lane.

Detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit entered the home Wednesday at 10:18 p.m., after a month-long investigation, a statement from the Fort Wayne police said.

During that month, detectives used surveillance to obtain a search warrant. There had been tips and complaints about the house and shots fired in the area.

Police found a 9 mm pistol, three pounds of marijuana, $8,000 in cash, a large amount of ammunition and paraphernalia, the statement said.

Two small children were also inside the house.

Damitrail Gamble, 24, from Fort Wayne, was charged with maintaining a common nuisance, dealing marijuana and neglect of a dependant.

Dasia Smiley, 21, from Fort Wayne, was charged with maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana and neglect of a dependant.

A third person was charged with visiting a common nuisance, a misdemeanor.

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