Tag: crime

Barricaded batter suspect escapes initial capture attempt

Barricaded batter suspect escapes initial capture attempt

| July 13, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:27 a.m., July 12, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2900 block of Cutter Cove in reference to a domestic battery investigation. Initial reports indicated the suspect was inside the residence with the victim and two children.  In addition, dispatch received information there were possibly firearms inside the […]

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South African voters ‘in a bad mood’ over unemployment, corruption

South African voters ‘in a bad mood’ over unemployment, corruption

| May 28, 2015 | 1 Reply

(GIN)—Unemployment in South Africa is higher than at any time in the past 11 years—reaching 26.4 percent and almost double that for young people under 25 years of age. Joblessness, combined with lurid reports of corruption, have left voters discouraged and dismayed, according to an internal ANC election strategy document. The party will be facing […]

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Lafayette Marathon robbed; suspects caught on video

Lafayette Marathon robbed; suspects caught on video

| May 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects captured in  surveillance photos during a recent robbery. According to a report, police officers responded to 4226 S. Lafayette St. in reference to an initially unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers were told that an armed robbery had occurred at the Marathon […]

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Man shot trying to stop van break in; suspect apprehended near scene

Man shot trying to stop van break in; suspect apprehended near scene

| May 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:43 a.m., April 27, Fort Wayne police responded to the reported shooting at 2129 Oakley Street at 9:43 a.m. Uniform officers arrived to find a male adult that was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital where his condition was determined to […]

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Four arrested after warrant served

Four arrested after warrant served

| April 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Just before noon, April 24, officers of Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant in the 800 block of Poplar.  As a result of this investigation, four individuals were arrested at the scene. They were: • Michael Cardwell, arrested on a felony […]

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Three adults, one juvenile arrested in meth raid

Three adults, one juvenile arrested in meth raid

| April 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after noon, on April 15, Officers of the FWPD Emergency Services Team and Detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant at a residence located in the 4800 block of Smith Street in connection with a drug investigation. Officers found evidence of the onsite manufacture of methamphetamine as well as […]

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Two arrested in area shootings

Two arrested in area shootings

| April 7, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Approximately 1:05 p.m., March 30, the Fort Wayne Police Department Gang and Violent Crimes Unit, Vice & Narcotics Division, and Robbery & Homicide Division arrested Deonte Young and a 17-year old juvenile in connection with two recent shootings. The juvenile was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in the March 24 shooting of […]

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State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

| March 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police detectives need the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect whose image was captured in surveillance photographs during a recent robbery. At approximately 11 p.m., March 16, a black male subject entered the McDonald’s restaurant located at 3940 E. State Blvd., and committed an armed robbery. The suspect is described as being a […]

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Six local liquor stores hit by bogus credit card schemer

Six local liquor stores hit by bogus credit card schemer

| March 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the theft suspect captured in surveillance photographs from various Cap N Cork stores in the city. The suspect is alleged to have used stolen or fake credit cards and IDs to make the purchases. According to police reports, the thefts happened […]

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Police release photo of Dollar General robbery suspects

Police release photo of Dollar General robbery suspects

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the two suspects captured in a recently released surveillance photo during a robbery earlier this year According to a police report, and officer responded at approximately 8:18 a.m., Jan. 11 to a report of an armed robbery at Dollar General located at […]

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