Crime & Safety Briefs: Aug. 21 edition

| August 20, 2013

Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Suicide attempt thwarted

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:15 p.m., Aug. 11, Fort Wayne Police were called to the 1900 block of Bayview Drive in to reference to a suicidal subject.

On arrival officers made contact with the subject, a 27-year-old male, who refused to exit his apartment. After several attempts failed a decision was made to deploy the department’s Crisis Intervention Team as well as our Emergency Services Team.

Once on scene, officers with the Crisis Intervention Team made phone contact with the subject and at approximately 2:20 a.m. were successful at ending the standoff. The subject exited his apartment and surrendered to members of the Emergency Services Team. He was transported to a local hospital where he will undergo a psychological evaluation.

 

Man arrested in Barr Street drug bust

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:57 a.m., Aug. 9, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Division, along with members of the Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 3916 Barr St. Narcotics Detectives received information that someone from this address was dealing drugs and obtained a search warrant for this address.

During the service of this search warrant, four adults and two juveniles were located inside this address.

Sherman Baylock, 32, was arrested on numerous charges, including Possession of Controlled Substances, Possession of Stolen Property (two counts), and Maintaining a Common Nuisance, along with three Misdemeanor charges.

During a search of this residence, four firearms were recovered and seized, two of which had been reported stolen. Also, marijuana, “Spice,” drug paraphernalia, and numerous controlled substances (pills) were located and seized.

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) Fort Wayne office assisted with the firearms aspect of this case.

Fort Wayne Animal Control Officers were called to this incident and assisted in taking custody of two pit bull dogs and two snakes.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

Man arrested for dealing cocaine

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:57 a.m., Aug. 9, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Division, along with members of the Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 3500 Warsaw Street, Apartment 11 A. Narcotics Detectives received information that someone from this address were dealing drugs and obtained a search warrant for this address.

During the service of this search warrant, two adults were located inside of this apartment.

Dexter C. King, 43, was arrested for six counts of Dealing Cocaine, one count of Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance, two counts of Serious Violent Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and a misdemeanor charge of Possession of Marijuana.

King has a bond of $370,000.

During a search of this apartment, one stolen handgun was recovered, along with some marijuana and some cash.

The above articles appeared in the Aug. 21 print edition. 

Two arrested in meth investigation

FORT WAYNE—On Aug. 8, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice & Narcotics division, specifically the Meth Suppression Unit, along with members of the Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 1220 Oneida Street, Apt. 3.

Narcotics Detectives received information that someone from this apartment was manufacturing methamphetamine at this location and subsequently obtained a search warrant for this address.

During the service of this search warrant, one adult male was discovered inside the apartment. Cory L. Kryder, 40, was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Two or More Meth Precursors, Possession of Paraphernalia, Illegal Dumping of Hazardous Waste and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

Charges also were filed against Danyel M Kryder, 37, for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Two or More Meth Precursors, Possession of Paraphernalia and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. Her bond was set at $10,000.

Meth precursors, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found and seized in the search.

The Allen County Health Department and Fort Wayne Neighborhood Code assisted in this investigation, with the Allen County Health Department condemning this house due to contamination from an active meth lab. Fort Wayne Animal Control Officers were called to the scene and assisted with removing two cats from the apartment.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

Man critically injured in Lafayette traffic accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:07 p.m., Aug. 8, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4100 block of South Lafayette Street in reference a vehicle crash with injuries. Officers arrived on scene and discovered the crash involved a single vehicle.

Preliminary reports indicate the vehicle was traveling northbound on Lafayette Street. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in the 4100 block of South Lafayette Street. Witnesses reported the driver of the vehicle was driving erratic and swerving prior to the crash.

There were three occupants inside the vehicle and they were each transported to a local hospital by paramedics. The driver was transported in stable condition. One of the backseat passengers was transported in serious condition and the other backseat passenger was transported in critical condition. It has not been determined if any of the occupants were wearing seatbelts. It does appear alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.

Northbound Lafayette Street was restricted to one lane while the Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (F.A.C.T) investigated the crash and processed the scene. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Assisting agencies include the City of Fort Wayne Fire Department and Three Rivers Ambulance Authority.

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