Crime & Safety

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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Woman dead, man seriously injured in Colerick Street shooting

Woman dead, man seriously injured in Colerick Street shooting

| October 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:50 p.m., Oct. 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Colerick Street and Holton Avenue. On arrival, police found two victims inside of vehicle on Colerick Street, just east of Reed Street. A female victim in the car was reported to be […]

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Child seriously injured in hit and run accident

Child seriously injured in hit and run accident

| October 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:04 p.m., Oct. 4, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4300 block of Marquette Drive in reference to a report that a five-year-old child that had been struck by a vehicle. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, paramedics provided medical attention to the child before transporting […]

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Fox Avenue shooting victim critical

Fox Avenue shooting victim critical

| October 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:05 a.m., Oct. 10, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Fox Avenue in reference to a report of shots fired in the area. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult male laying outside near the street suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Police kill man to save child during hostage, physical threat incident

Police kill man to save child during hostage, physical threat incident

| October 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:07 p.m., Oct. 6, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded a home in the 5300 block of Stony Run Lane on a report of a disturbance between a man and woman. As officers arrived on scene, an adult male, who was armed with a knife, grabbed a very young child […]

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