Crime & Safety

Drug bust nets multiple arrests

Drug bust nets multiple arrests

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Shortly before 8 p.m., Oct. 25, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit with the Emergency Services Team served two separate search warrants in connection to the sale and distribution of “Spice” or synthetic cannabinoids. The warrants were served at an address in the 700 block of High Street and […]

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Woman dead after incident on Walnut Street

Woman dead after incident on Walnut Street

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:30 p.m., Nov. 12, Fort Wayne police responded to St. Joseph Hospital after hospital officials called to report that a female victim had been brought to their facility suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Investigators have interviewed the individual who transported the victim to the hospital and was told that an incident […]

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Alcohol believed to factor in fatal crash

Alcohol believed to factor in fatal crash

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:45 a.m., Nov. 13, Fort Wayne police responded to the 800 block of W. DuPont Road on the report of a motor vehicle accident with injury. On arrival officers discovered that two vehicles were involved in a head on collision with one vehicle  coming to rest in the middle of the roadway […]

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Shots fired into home, critically wounding woman

Shots fired into home, critically wounding woman

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:43 a.m., Oct. 23, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at a home in the 3500 block of New Haven Ave. Officers arrived and found an adult female suffering from a gunshot wound. The woman, later identified as 29-year-old Charnice N. Morris, was initially determined to […]

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Police seek woman bank robber

Police seek woman bank robber

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the bank alarm at approximately 10:30 a.m., Oct. 26 at the Salin Bank located at 6433 E. State Boulevard. On arrival, investigator were told that a white female wearing a black hooded sweatshirt or coat with the hood pulled up over her head, a black scarf partially […]

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Woman critical after stabbing; alleged assailant arrested

Woman critical after stabbing; alleged assailant arrested

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:08 p.m., Oct. 28, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Fairfield Avenue in reference to the report of a domestic battery in progress. The caller told dispatch they heard a physical struggle and a woman screaming. Officers arrived on scene and located a woman victim […]

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Man found shot to death in Weisser Park

Man found shot to death in Weisser Park

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:47 p.m., Oct. 26, the Fort Wayne Police Department received reports of gunshots being heard in the area of the 700 block of Eckart Street As officers responded and began checking the area, they were notified by a witness at 6:54 p.m. that there was a male down in the center of […]

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Man found dead in ditch; death appears ‘suspicious’

Man found dead in ditch; death appears ‘suspicious’

| October 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:20 a.m., Oct. 19, uniformed officers with the Fort Wayne Department responded to the 6400 block of Fairfield Avenue on the report of an unknown problem. Officers arrived and were met by the caller who took them to a ditch line in 6600 block of Fairfield Avenue, where they observed an unresponsive […]

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Man arrested after rooftop leaps fails to evade police

Man arrested after rooftop leaps fails to evade police

| October 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7 p.m., Oct. 12, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department served a narcotics related search warrant in an apartment of a duplex located in the 600 block of Anderson Avenue. As detectives knocked and announced their presence, Cedric Edwards, jumped approximately 15 feet off a roof of the residence and fled […]

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Police offer public suggestions for disposing of syringes, needles

Police offer public suggestions for disposing of syringes, needles

| October 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Recently the Fort Wayne Police Department has been requested to collect syringes and needles that had been found throughout the city.  Officers will not respond to dispose of these items. Anyone who locates a needle or syringe can place them into the trash. The preferred method of disposing of a needle is to place the […]

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