Man says drug sales are his career and he knows ‘it’s not right’

Sadye Matula

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — When he was pulled more than in his 1998 purple Dodge Dakota for driving with a suspended license, the officer seen the driver experienced stopped for a quick visit at the Coliseum Inn. Then the driver hopped back again in his truck and was off. […]

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — When he was pulled more than in his 1998 purple Dodge Dakota for driving with a suspended license, the officer seen the driver experienced stopped for a quick visit at the Coliseum Inn. Then the driver hopped back again in his truck and was off.

Timothy E. Cummins

Due to the fact the conduct was constant with drug activity frequently related with the site, Officer Treven Brown tried to read through the truck’s license plate but it was obscured by a trailer ball, according to a probable trigger affidavit.

The road crimes device pulled above the driver, Timothy E. Cummins, of Decatur, at the intersection of South Coliseum Boulevard and Schele Avenue about 6 p.m. April 30. Cummins, 54,, donning a black fanny pack, had an active warrant for his arrest for a probation violation, the officer established.

Within the truck, police discovered 8 plastic bags referred to as “baggies,” with a eco-friendly style and design on them. Every a single contained methamphetamine and weighed about 1.8 grams. The bag on Cummins contained two other distinct baggies with the very same eco-friendly design and style.

In the study course of a automobile research, Cummins gave away his complete organization product.

Cummins said he “routinely buys quantities of methamphetamine,” dividing the drug into lesser baggies to provide. The working day in advance of he was pulled about, he obtained about a 50 percent ounce of meth for $130 and divided it up, employing a scale to weigh and divide the substance “so that he could provide it for distinct quantities of funds primarily based on pounds,” court paperwork stated.

Cummins explained he normally sells a quarter of an ounce of meth in considerably less than a day and will make $374. The working day he was arrested he shipped .2 grams of meth to a shopper at the Coliseum Inn and billed her $20 for it.

Just in advance of that sale, he marketed meth to two other shoppers starting his perform all around 3:30 p.m. He paid out his truck driver with .8 grams of meth, which the driver had hidden in his shoe. When police checked, they uncovered a compact very clear baggie with a eco-friendly design in his shoe, just as Cummins predicted.

“I know it’s not suitable to offer medication,” he advised the officer, referring to drug gross sales as his “career.”

Cummins was billed with dealing methamphetamine and is sitting at the Allen County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. He also has keep for Adams County, so he’s staying held without having bond. He is scheduled to seem in courtroom Monday.

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