Crime & Safety

Suspect identified, sought in Oliver Street shooting of woman

Suspect identified, sought in Oliver Street shooting of woman

| October 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Police officials have named 32 year old Jamarcus Antwan Cain as the person wanted in connection with the early morning shooting incident that critically injured Brittney Bruce in the 4600 block of Oliver Street. At approximately 3:11 a.m., Sept. 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3000 block of Plaza […]

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Three arrested in wake of armed robber

Three arrested in wake of armed robber

| October 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:36 a.m., Sept. 25, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, while actively investigating several armed robberies that occurred throughout the city, received information that the suspects were inside an apartment within the Three Fountains apartment complex located at 4077 Hessen Cassel Road. Officers arrived at the complex and located the suspect […]

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Three arrested after long pursuit

Three arrested after long pursuit

| October 2, 2016

GARRETT—Three suspect were apprehended in Garrett after a police traffic stop in that city. At approximately 2:02 p.m., Sept. 27, Fort Wayne Police Department Vice/Narcotics detectives attempted to arrest 23 year old Kareem McPherson and 25 year old Varnell Coe on multiple drug charges as part of ongoing multi-drug dealing investigations at local hotels, including a […]

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Man shot dead in Warsaw Street driveway

Man shot dead in Warsaw Street driveway

| October 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:48 p.m., Sept. 26, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 4400 Warsaw Street reference gunshots being fired in the area. Dispatch received several calls from citizens reporting they heard multiple gunshots being fired. Officers arrived on scene within one minute of dispatch receiving the first call. […]

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Authorities investigate two bank robberies

Authorities investigate two bank robberies

| October 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:00 p.m., Sept. 19, Fort Wayne police responded to a hold up alarm at the Fifth/Third Bank located at 6026 Lima Road. While enroute it was learned that the bank had in fact been robbed. Detectives learned that a male white in his early 20s entered the bank, approached a teller and […]

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Two shot on Lillie Street

Two shot on Lillie Street

| September 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police are investigating the shooting which took place in front of 4033 Lillie Street at approximately 12:40 p.m., Sept. 20. Upon reviving at the scene, officers found two males down near the sidewalk both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital where they were determined to […]

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Woman shot, drives self to hospital

Woman shot, drives self to hospital

| September 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Sept. 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3000 block of Plaza Drive in reference to a shooting. The original caller informed dispatch that a woman arrived at his residence and told him that she had been shot in the abdomen.  He told police personnel that […]

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Remembering Bobby Moore

Remembering Bobby Moore

| September 22, 2016

We started to write a news story about the tragic death of Bobby Moore. Truth is, like everyone who has died—including those taken by senseless street violence like Bobby was—it is more than a news story. We could recount the the story of when and how he died but not here. This isn’t the news […]

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Obituaries: September 21-27, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 21-27, 2016 Edition

| September 21, 2016

Timothy Lee Carter, passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Jesse Dunning, 60, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones.

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Man arrested, charged in quadruple homicide

Man arrested, charged in quadruple homicide

| September 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—An arrest has been been made in a quadruple homicide that occurred in a Summit City home early this week. Fort Wayne police officials report that on Sept. 11, they arrested 20-year-old Marcus Dansby on three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in an incident that occurred in the early hours […]

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