Crime & Safety

Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3000 block of E. Washington Blvd. on the report single motor vehicle accident. On arrival firefighters and police officers found a passenger car in the parking lot of the Crown Battery Systems business resting on its top. Pinned underneath the vehicle […]

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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Man found dead after stolen car recovered

Man found dead after stolen car recovered

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:26 p.m., Nov. 24, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of Lillie Street in reference to recovery of a stolen vehicle. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle who said that she had located her stolen […]

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Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:50 a.m., Nov. 26, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an alley located in the 3300 block of Wayne Trace in reference to a body that was lying in an alley. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they discovered what appeared to be a deceased female lying […]

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Eight arrested in gang unit raid

Eight arrested in gang unit raid

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:17 p.m., Nov. 26, detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit of the Fort Wayne Police Department were conducting active surveillance on 6016 Guild Drive after receiving tips that this was an active gang house for the “150” gang. While conducting this surveillance, Detectives observed a lot of foot and vehicle […]

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Pair arrested on Paulding Road drug bust

Pair arrested on Paulding Road drug bust

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:46 a.m., Oct. 19, detectives from the Fort Wayne Police Department Narcotics Division, along with the FWPD Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 1211 East Paulding Road.  Detectives had received tip information that someone was dealing drugs from this location and corroborated this information through investigative resources. A search of […]

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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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