A man from Stryker, who investigators say caused a fire at a Defiance home while making methamphetamine, is now headed to prison. 18 year old
James Black Jr was handed a mandatory four-year prison term in Defiance County Court on charges of illegal manufacture of drugs and vandalism. Black was also ordered to make restitution to the Multi-Area Narcotics Unit for the drug transaction to a confidential informant. He was also given credit for 142 days served in jail while his case was pending.