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Search leads to 2 drug-related arrests

Two people were arrested Thursday after police searched a home on Fort Wayne’s southeast side.

While searching the home at 3212 Lillie St., police found cocaine and drug paraphernalia, Fort Wayne police said.

At the time of the search, there were five adults and two children inside the home.

Sybil Brunson, 56, was arrested on one count of dealing cocaine, cocaine possession, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia, police said.

Dawn Allen, 29, was arrested on charges of visiting a common nuisance and taking a child to a nuisance, police said.