Crime & Safety

Two arrested in Hanna Street drug raid

Two arrested in Hanna Street drug raid

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:11 a.m., Jan. 31, detectives of the Vice & Narcotics Division, along with members of the FWPD Emergency Services Team served two search warrants at two separate locations.  These search warrants were in reference to a dealing narcotics case, which involved drugs and guns. The first location, 2532 South Hanna Street, was […]

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Police seek ‘older’ bank robber

Police seek ‘older’ bank robber

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:40 a.m., Jan. 31, the PNC Bank located at 3901 E. Street was robbed. The suspect entered the bank, approached the teller and demanded cash. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the area on foot. No weapon was displayed during the robbery. A K9 track was attempted but […]

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Narcotics-related warrant results in multiple charges against local man

Narcotics-related warrant results in multiple charges against local man

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:30 a.m., Jan. 27, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division, assisted by the Emergency Services Team served a narcotics-related search warrant in the 4700 block of Heatherwind Drive in Fort Wayne. Michael Billingsley was taken into custody at the scene on a number of charges including: • […]

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Three arrested after drug raid

Three arrested after drug raid

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Shortly before noon, Jan. 18, officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a narcotics related search warrant in the 600 block of Russell Avenue. During the search, three handguns were located, and approximately 1.0 ounce of marijuana, approximately 1.0 ounce of edible […]

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Bluffton Road Walgreens pharmacy robbed

Bluffton Road Walgreens pharmacy robbed

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials are asking for the public’s assistance in helping us identify the robbery suspect whose image was captured in surveillance photographs during the robbery of a local pharmacy. At approximately 5:31 p.m., Jan. 10, a man entered the Walgreens located at 6730 Bluffton Road.  The man walked to the public restroom where […]

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Man sought as person of interest in homicide investigation

Man sought as person of interest in homicide investigation

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Homicides detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s help in ascertaining the whereabouts of Marquavious M. Jones. The 27-year-old Fort Wayne man is is a person of interest wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation. Anyone that has information that can lead detectives to his whereabouts is asked to contact […]

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Fifth Third Bank robbed on north side of town

Fifth Third Bank robbed on north side of town

| January 25, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne police are presently investigating a bank robbery that took place at the Fifth Third Bank located at 6026 Lima Road at approximately 8 a.m., Jan. 20. Investigators have learned that as a bank employee approached the doors to the bank she was ambushed by the two suspects. They forced their way […]

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Man found dead at local motel

Man found dead at local motel

| January 25, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:49 p.., Jan. 14, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 5810 Challenger Parkway, the site of Extended Stay America, in reference to a gunshots being fired in the area.  Another caller reported a body was lying in the parking lot near the pool. Officers arrived on scene and located […]

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Man serious after shooting

Man serious after shooting

| January 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:03 p.m., Dec. 29, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a person shot on Adams Street just north of Drexel Avenue. Officers arrived and located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was determined to be in critical condition on the scene, and was […]

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Man found dead at local inn

Man found dead at local inn

| January 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:55 a.m., Jan. 10, Fort Wayne police responded to the Country Hearth Inn and Suites, 2908 Goshen Road, on a report that a male had been shot in one of the rooms there. Once on scene, officers found an unresponsive male down in room 121. Medic and fire personnel determined the male […]

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