You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Body found in Auglaize River
    A body was found in the Auglaize River behind the Riverside Cemetery Monday at 5:58 p.m., the Defiance County Sheriff’s office said in a statement.
  • SWAT team nabs suspect in Warsaw
    Warsaw police came across a stolen moped, discovered a meth lab and ended up arresting a wanted felon Sunday after using tear gas to flush him out. Lt.
  • Robber strikes as restaurant closes
    A manager of a local Hungry Howie's reported being struck in the face and robbed at gunpoint early Sunday.
Advertisement

Area man charged in painkiller sale

Umber

Narcotics officers have arrested a North Webster man on charges of selling prescription painkillers.

Lynn Umber, 58, was charged with two felony counts of dealing a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, park or public housing complex.

The Kosciusko County Drug Task Force said undercover officers bought OxyContin from Umber twice.

Arrested Monday, Umber posted a $50,000 bond to be released.

Advertisement