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2 face multiple meth charges

A Columbia City woman and a Fort Wayne man face multiple methamphetamine-related charges after she turned him in after her arrest.

Victoria Pollitt, 35, and Randy Koenemann, 46, each face charges of meth possession, possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture meth, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

Fort Wayne police arrived at a home at 5421 Fairfield Ave. near Kettler Park about 2 p.m. Nov. 30. Police arrested Pollitt, who told them she had used meth two hours before police arrived and had obtained the drug from Koenemann, court records said.

Police, who entered the home with a search warrant, discovered meth and materials used in the production of meth, court records said.

Pollitt and Koenemann were both being held on $23,250 bail at the Allen County Jail.