Crime & Safety

Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Wiebke Street

Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Wiebke Street

| March 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:19 a.m., March 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 400 block of Wiebke Street to assist paramedics with an unconscious person. Upon arrival, police and medics located a deceased adult male inside this home. Initial information indicates a resident came downstairs, and located the […]

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Fort Wayne Police Department opens online application process

Fort Wayne Police Department opens online application process

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department has opened the “online” application process accepting those individuals that are presently full time commissioned police officers looking to lateral to the Fort Wayne Police Department and for those individuals that are looking to apply “online” for our basic recruit class. The “online” application process will close Monday, May […]

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Son suspected in stabbing of father

Son suspected in stabbing of father

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a stabbing which took place inside a home located at 622 Putnam St. Once on scene, officers found the victim outside of the residence suffering from an apparent stab wound to his neck. At the same time, officers were approached […]

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Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:30 a.m., March 2, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian accident on Reed Road at Heatherwind Drive. Once on scene they found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the roadway. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was […]

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Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

| March 7, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A federal judge in Massachusetts recently struck down a defamation suit against Bill Cosby in a ruling that the legendary comedian’s attorneys said reaffirms the fundamental right for him or anyone else to defend against public accusations. “This is another in a line of recent developments, vindicating Mr. Cosby’s […]

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Driver sought in fatal car accident

Driver sought in fatal car accident

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:04 p.m., the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1800 block of West Jefferson Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported three vehicles were involved in the crash and one of the vehicles was on fire. The Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived on scene and […]

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Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Uniform officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department patrolling the area of the 4400 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 5 p.m., Feb. 21, observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used as the getaway car in the Salin Bank robbery on Lima Road that had occurred several hours earlier that day. […]

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Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:05 p.m., Feb. 22, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting three armed individuals with handguns in the 3000 block of Alexander Street. As officers were coming into the area they were being updated to the reported location of the three armed suspects. A uniformed officer […]

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Caretaker sought in battery against man

Caretaker sought in battery against man

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:34 a.m., Feb. 4, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an apartment in the 6300 block of Nina Drive regarding a battery in progress. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male inside an apartment suffering from head wounds. He was determined to be in serious condition and taken to […]

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Man arrested for battering woman in parking lot

Man arrested for battering woman in parking lot

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:22 a.m., Feb. 15, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 1500 West Main Street in reference to a disturbance.  A citizen called the police to report he could hear a female screaming for help in the area. Officers arrived on scene and located a male and […]

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